November 3, 2021
Leaders Talk Lots at COP26 - Now for Action; Japanese Election; Can Billionaires Solve World Hunger?; Assessing the G20's Rome Meeting; ASEAN Summit Wraps Up; Ethiopia's Nationwide State of Emergency; COVID-19 Claims 5 Million Dead
Leaders Talk Lots at COP26 - Now for Action
What is Happening at COP26?” Economist, November 2, 2021

Leaders Warn of Climate ‘Doomsday’ as Old Rifts Divide Summit’s First Day” Jim Tankersley, Lisa Friedman, and Somini Sengupta -- New York Times, November 1, 2021

Biden Plans Belt and Road Competitor at COP26” Colm Quinn -- Foreign Policy, November 2, 2021

"Greta Thunberg Is Playing an Inside/Outside Game at COP26" David Knowles -- Yahoo! News, November 2, 2021

"Will Climate Talks Finally Yield Real Results?" Alice Hill -- Foreign Affairs, October 29, 2021

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Japanese Election: Kishida Defies Expectations in Easy LDP Win
Japan Elections: What to Expect from Fumio Kishida" Theo Beal -- Chatham House, November 2, 2021

"Japan's Lower House Election: Kishida Gets a Mandate for Now" Michael Green; Nicholas Szechenyi; Yuko Nakano -- CSIS, November 1, 2021

Japanese Election’s Biggest Loser: Policy Debate” Naoya Yoshina -- Nikkei Asia, November 1, 2021


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Can Billionaires Solve World Hunger?
Assessing the G20's Rome Meeting
The G20 Risks Becoming a Mini-UN. That’s a Bad Thing” Hung Tran -- Atlantic Council, November 1, 2021

EXPLAINER: What’s So Big About the G20 Besides Economies?” Frances d’Emilio -- Associated Press, October 29, 2021

"The Absence of Key Leaders Hangs Over Biden's First G20" Kevin Liptak -- CNN, October 31, 2021

"Meet the Five Women Who Attended the G20 Summit in Rome" Stéphanie Fillion -- Forbes, October 31, 2021
ASEAN Summit Wraps Up

Biden Announces $102M to Support Southeast Asian Nations" Alex Gangitano -- The Hill, October 26, 2021

What’s in ASEAN’s First State of Climate Change Report?” Yosuke Arino and S. V. R. K. Prabhakar -- The Diplomat, October 29, 2021


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Ethiopia's Nationwide State of Emergency

"Ethiopia Declares Nationwide State of Emergency" Al Jazeera, November 2, 2021

"U.S. to Cut Ethiopia From Trade Program Over Rights Abuses in Tigray" Cara Anna and Aamer Madhani -- Associated Press, November 2, 2021

"One Year On, Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict No Closer to Political Solution" Michelle Gavin -- Council on Foreign Relations, November 1, 2021

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COVID-19 Claims 5 Million Dead - At Least