Weekly Brief
January 12, 2020

Iran Conflict

What Is Iran Thinking Now? Edward Joseph, RealClear World
The Choice That’s Coming: An Iran With the Bomb, or Bombing Iran, Philip Gordon, Ariane Tabatabai, New York Times
What Europe Can Do in Iran, Nathalie Tocci, Politico
Averting War in 2020, Brig. Gen. Peter Zwack (ret.), The Hill

Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey Begins Deploying Military Units to Libya: Erdoğan, Justine Coleman, The Hill
The Dangerous Unraveling of the US-Turkish Alliance, Philip H. Gordon, Amanda Sloat, Foreign Affairs
As EU Stumbles, Putin and Erdoğan Take Charge in Libya, David Herszenhorn, Politico
How to Stop Libya’s Collapse, Frederic Wehrey, Jalel Harchaoui, Foreign Affairs

Southeast Europe

US Balkan Policy Hard to Fathom in EU’s Absence, Cristina Maza, Balkan Insight
The Power of Perspective: Why EU Membership Still Matters in the Western Balkans, Beata Huszka, ECFR
Greek Economy: Will Reality Collide with Fresh Optimism in Athens? Ben Hall, Kerin Hope, Financial Times
Vision 2030: Toward Alternative Horizons, Austrian Institute for International Affairs, International Institute for Peace, Renner Institut


The Tragedy of Germany's Energy Experiment, Jochen Bittner, New York Times
Caught in the Headlights, Jorg Lau, Berlin Policy Journal
Europe's Reluctant Leader: Germany Searches for Its Role in the World, Christian Esch, Christiane Hoffmann, René Pfister, Jan Puhl, Britta Sandberg, Bernhard Zand, Spiegel Online
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