Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Russia: Information, Power, and Economic Decline; Potential for U.S.-Russian Cooperation in Syria; U.S. Adversaries and Alliances in Northeast Asia; Chinese Economic and International Strategy Developments; U.S.-Taiwan Defense Relationship; Hungarian Immigrant Quota Referendum; U.S.-Saudi Relations; Spotlight: President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte; Kashmir Tensions; Peace Deal with FARC Rejected
Russia: Information, Power, and Economic Decline
" Distinguishing the True from the False: Fakes & Forgeries in Russia's Information War against Ukraine " John R. Haines -- Foreign Policy Research Institute, September 28, 2016

" Russia's Economic Modernization: The Causes of a Failure " Vladislav Inozemtsev -- French Institute of International Relations, September 30, 2016

" Vladimir Putin Resurrects the KGB " Owen Matthews -- POLITICO Europe, September 28, 2016

" Putin's Cyber Play: What Are All These Russian Hackers Up To? " Ryan C. Maness and Margarita Levin Jaitner -- The Conversation, September 29, 2016
Potential for U.S.-Russian Cooperation in Syria
" The Road out of Syria's Inferno " Lord Williams of Baglan -- Chatham House, September 30, 2016

" Can the U.S. and Russia Still Work Together on Syria? " Ambassador Robert Ford -- Carnegie Moscow Center, September 29, 2016

"Syria Is the Thread That Russia Is Pulling to Unravel International Order" Thanassis Cambanis -- Defense One, October 4, 2016
U.S. Adversaries and Alliances in Northeast Asia
" Debacles in Northeast Asia: What the U.S. Should Do " Paul Park -- Brookings, September 30, 2016

" Will Kim Jong-un Exploit U.S. and South Korean Elections? " Patrick M. Cronin -- The National Interest, September 29, 2016

" A U.S.-Seoul-Tokyo Alliance Is More Crucial Than Ever as Kim Chases His Nuclear Dream " Donald Kirk -- South China Morning Post, October 2, 2016
Chinese Economic and International Strategy Developments
" China's Renminbi Is about to Break the Financial Glass Ceiling "  Tamim Bayoumi -- PIIE, September 28, 2016

" China's Year of Living Assertively " Adam Ward -- The International Institute for Strategic Studies, September 29, 2016
U.S.-Taiwan Defense Relationship
" A Costly Commitment " Eric Gomez -- CATO Institute, September 28, 2016

" Why Taiwan Deserves Stronger U.S. Support " William A. Stanton -- Jewish Policy Center, September 28, 2016
Hungarian Immigrant Quota Referendum
" Hungary's Referendum on EU Immigrant Quotas " Veronika Józwiak -- The Polish Institute of International Affairs, September 30, 2016

"Hungary Sends EU a Pointed Pro-Orban Message" David M. Herszenhorn -- POLITICO Europe, October 3, 2016
U.S.-Saudi Relations
" Vilification of Saudi Arabia Serves No Good Purpose " David Ottaway -- Wilson Center, September 28, 2016

" Keep Your Friends Close and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Closer " Douglas Ollivant -- New America, September 29, 2016
Peace Deal with FARC Rejected
" Colombians Reject Peace Deal; What's Next? "  Jason Marczak -- The Boston Globe, October 3, 2016
Kashmir Tensions
" India-Pakistan Tensions: India's Expanded Toolkit " Richard M. Rossow -- CSIS, September 29, 2016

" This Is the New India " Alyssa Ayres -- Council on Foreign Relations, September 29, 2016
Spotlight: President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte

"The Philippines President's Aspiration to Out-Massacre Hitler" J. Weston Phippen -- The Atlantic, September 30, 2016
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