Your Wednesday Briefing

Je ne fais pas de blagues. Je viens de regarder le gouvernement et signaler les faits.
Will Rogers


By Azra Isakovic

Wednesday, February 17

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Welcome to Your Wednesday Briefing

Books

Remaking Central Europe, Edited by Peter Becker and Natasha Wheatley | Oxford Academic
Power and Time, Edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Natasha Wheatley | UChicagoPress
Food insecurity and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa, Habib Ayeb et Ray Bush,  Anthem Press

Must-Reads

US/China – America’s Best Hope of Hanging Together Is China  Janan Ganesh, Financial Times
US – Don’t Restore U.S. Foreign Policy. Remake It.  Jessica Mathews, Foreign Affairs
China – WHO’s Wuhan Investigation Was Never Going to Satisfy  Joshua Keating, Slate
US/China – When Will Liberals Admit China Is Dangerous?  Kelly McParland, National Post
US/China – America’s Best Hope of Hanging Together Is China  Janan Ganesh, Financial Times
US – Don’t Restore U.S. Foreign Policy. Remake It.  Jessica Mathews, Foreign Affairs
China – WHO’s Wuhan Investigation Was Never Going to Satisfy  Joshua Keating, Slate
US/China – When Will Liberals Admit China Is Dangerous?  Kelly McParland, National Post
US/India/Russia – America’s India Problem Is All About Russia  Salvatore Babones, Foreign Policy
ICBM arsenal – ICBM Setting a Course Away From the ICBM  G. Hinck & P. Vaddi, War on the Rocks
Digital – What the US can teach Europe about privacy, Vincent Manancourt and Mark Scott, Politico
UK/EU – Finding a way forward for EU-UK foreign policy collaboration, Adam Hug, Encompass
US/Europe/China – Beware Beijing’s Long-Term Strategy of Division, Michael Ryan and Valbona Zeneli, National Interest

Research & Analysis

Economy – Global Economic Prospects, The World Bank

Podcasts

Thomas Gomart – Guerres invisibles : nos prochains défis géopolitiques |librairie mollat

Your Monday Briefing – Votre briefing du lundi

“All men are born free: just not for long.” John le Carré


Azra Isakovic

By Azra Isakovic

Dec. 21, 2020

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Covid-19 – The Coronavirus Is Mutating. What Does That Mean for Us? | The New York Times

TechnologySocial Networking 2.0 | Stratechery

Books Architectures of Violence – The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities by Kate Ferguson | Hurst Publishers

Books – “Mission Economy – a moonshot guide to changing capitalism” by Mariana Mazzucato | Harper Business

EXCLUSIVE: Jared Kushner helped create a Trump campaign shell company that secretly paid the president’s family members and spent $617 million in reelection cash, by Tom LoBianco, Dave Levinthal | Business Insider

Covid-19 – Effective leadership is the ultimate vaccine against coronavirus, by Peter Singer | The Independent

Covid-19 – How Science Beat the Virus, by Ed Yong | The Atlantic

Technology/China – No ‘Negative’ News: How China Censored the Coronavirus, by Raymond Zhong, Paul Mozur, Jeff Kao et Aaron Krolik | The New York Times

Energy – Coal 2020 – Analysis – IEA

Joe Biden/Foreign PolicyThe Demise of American Exceptionalism, by David Bromwich | National Interest

China/Taiwan – A Berlin Strategy: How Should America Respond to China’s Taiwan Threats, by by James Holmes | National Interest