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New Atlanticist

May 22, 2024

Ruto’s state visit to the White House is overdue. So is Biden’s visit to Africa.

By Sibi Nyaoga and Alexander Tripp

Just as important as the Kenyan president’s visit to the United States this week is how soon the US president visits Nairobi in return.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy

TURKEYSource

May 22, 2024

There’s an alternative to Russian-based trade routes—but it needs support from the US, EU, and Turkey

By Arnold C. Dupuy

The Middle Corridor can offer an alternative to the Russian-based Northern Corridor, as long as countries can surmount these remaining challenges.

Central Asia Economy & Business

Econographics

May 21, 2024

The Euro’s share of international transactions is likely smaller than it looks 

By Hung Tran

And the renminbi’s is larger.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Bridging the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas would serve both European and NATO interests

By Kaush Arha, Adam Eberhardt, Paolo Messa, and George Scutaru

Strategic corridors linking Constanța, Gdańsk, and Trieste would be transformative force multipliers for European peace and prosperity.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

In the News

May 21, 2024

Webster quoted in the Guardian, Globe and Mail, and Die Zeit on the Xi-Putin meeting

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

The US is banning the import of Russian nuclear fuel. Here’s why that matters.

By Jennifer T. Gordon

The US Congress has taken a crucial step in moving away from dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, but more action is needed.

Energy & Environment Nuclear Energy

Issue Brief

May 15, 2024

China Pathfinder: Q1 2024 update

By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

In the first quarter of 2024, Beijing pushed forward with a flurry of efforts to support a faltering stock market, ramp up exports to make up for domestic demand, and double-down on high-tech sectors with subsidies and other innovation funding.

China Fiscal and Structural Reform

In the News

May 15, 2024

Donovan and Nikoladze quoted by the Financial Times on the effect of sanctions on Russia-China trade relationship

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China Economic Sanctions

In the News

May 15, 2024

Lipsky quoted by CNN on Europe’s response to US tariffs on Chinese EVs

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China Economy & Business

Inflection Points Today

May 15, 2024

Biden’s China tariffs are big and preemptive

By Frederick Kempe

The US president just announced sweeping tariff increases across a range of strategic industries, including a 100 percent tariff on electric vehicles.

China Economy & Business

Experts

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