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May 11, 2022

Dr Shahid in LiveMint on women’s empowerment in Assam’s Rupakuchi village

By Atlantic Council

India South Asia

Issue Brief

May 11, 2022

China Pathfinder: Q1 2022 Update

By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

Over the past ten months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies? 

China Fiscal and Structural Reform

Report

May 11, 2022

China’s faltering “zero COVID” policy: politics in command, economy in reverse

By Jeremy Mark, Michael Schuman

Could Beijing's doubling down on the "zero COVID" policy undermine the narrative of China’s superiority in responding to the pandemic—and the image and stature of Xi’s rule?

China Coronavirus

In the News

May 9, 2022

Manning in Foreign Policy: Locking China out of the global order could backfire

By Atlantic Council

On May 9, Robert Manning published an article in Foreign Policy questioning the assumption that excluding China from the global order benefits the long-term interests of the United States. “It may be that China is unshakably on a path to remake the world order on its terms and also, as a result of the Ukraine […]

China English

EconoGraphics

May 9, 2022

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Russia and beyond

By Charles Lichfield, Maia Nikoladze, Sophia Busch and Castellum.AI

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Africa Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 6, 2022

Putin and Xi are accelerating their push against democracy. Here’s how the US can fight back.

By Patrick Quirk, David O. Shullman

The democracies of the world need to team up against Russia's and China's joint promotion of illiberalism.

China International Norms

In the News

May 5, 2022

Koster in Europe’s Edge: NATO must re-learn deterrence

By Timo S. Koster

Timo Koster writes that the Western reaction to the current crisis in Ukraine shows that NATO will have to revive the concept of deterrence, and quickly.

China Conflict
Several tiny satellites photographed by an Expedition 33 crew member on the International Space Station. The satellites were released outside the Kibo laboratory using a Small Satellite Orbital Deployer attached to the Japanese module’s robotic arm on Oct. 4, 2012. Source: NASA, “Several tiny satellites,” Wikimedia Commons, October 4, 2012, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ISS-33_Several_tiny_satellites_1.jpg.

Report

May 5, 2022

Small satellites: The implications for national security

By Nicholas Eftimiades

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Nicholas Eftimiades considers how the US government can better leverage commercial satellites to enhance space security.

China Defense Industry

SouthAsiaSource

May 4, 2022

Pakistan must proactively fight corruption

By Ali Hasanain

As deposed prime minister Imran Khan’s toshakhana scandal continues, one can do worse than to think about a young United States’ concerns about public gifts and corruption.

Corruption Pakistan

In the News

May 4, 2022

Deni in Foreign Policy: Yes, the United States should weaken Russia

By John R. Deni

John Deni argues that the US should seek to weaken Russia to be able to focus on China in the long term.

China Conflict

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