venerdì, Giugno 18, 2021

MONDI IN PROGRESS 22-03-2021

(Afghanistan) Taliban expect US withdrawal in May; vow to restore Islamic rule (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Afghanistan) In Afghan delegation for Moscow talks, ‘only one woman in room’ (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Africa) Africa in the news: Africa’s economic outlook, Tanzanian President Magufuli’s passing, and CAR’s election (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Africa) Entrenching democracy in African countries: Policy imperatives for leaders in 2021 (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Africa) Figures of the week: Africa’s spatial distribution of road infrastructure (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Arctic) Geopolitical Implications of New Arctic Shipping Lanes (Arctic Institute) – The Global Eye

(Arctic) Climate Change and Geopolitics: Monitoring of a Thawing Permafrost (Arctic Institute) – The Global Eye

(Asia) Slump in gold prices draws shoppers across Asia (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Central African Republic) CAR ex-President François Bozizé takes charge of rebel alliance (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(China) Restrictions on Online Freedom of Expression in China (Chatham House) – The Global Eye

(DR Congo) Over 200 killed in armed attacks in DR Congo since January: UN (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(DR Congo) 30 Dead in Clashes Between Troops and Militia in East Dr Congo (The Defense Post) – The Global Eye

(El Salvador) Allies of El Salvador’s Bukele win absolute majority in Congress (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Ethiopia) Worsening violence in western Ethiopia forcing civilians to flee (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Europe) Monetary Sovereignty: why the EU needs a digital euro (Clingendael) – The Global Eye

(Europe/China) Europe has overtaken China on electric cars. Three roadblocks stand in the way (Euractiv) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Cyprus) The EU needs to take its seat at the Cyprus negotiation table (Euractiv) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Georgia) EU mediator returns from Georgia empty-handed (Euractiv) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Indo-Pacific) Why cyber security should be a key part of Europe’s Indo-Pacific strategy (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Syria) A decade of death and ruin: How Europe can create breathing space in Syria (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Turkey) An updated migration deal can revitalise Turkey-EU relations (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Turkey) EU halts plans to blacklist Turkey oil execs (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Europe/Turkey) As EU-Turkey migration agreement reaches the five-year mark, add a job creation element (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Germany/France/FCAS) How Germany’s Greens could spell the end for the Franco-German fighter jet (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Himalayas) Hydropower projects are wreaking havoc in the Himalayas (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(India) COVID pushed 32 million Indians out of middle class: Pew research (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(India/Pakistan/UAE) UAE brokering secret India-Pakistan peace roadmap: Officials (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Iran/USA) Iran’s Khamenei reiterates nuclear deal stance in new year speech (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Israel) Thousands protest against Netanyahu days before Israeli polls (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Israel) Israel’s upcoming election: Where did the occupation go? (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Korean Peninsula) ‘Denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula’: Pyongyang’s trick language for keeping its nukes (AEI) – The Global Eye

(Lebanon/Syria) Syrian refugees’ plight in Lebanon 10 years after the uprising (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Libya) Good News in Libya? (Crisis Group) – The Global Eye

(Middle East) Fighting and Hugging in the Middle East (BESA Center) – The Global Eye

(Myanmar) As Myanmar’s Turmoil Gets Worse, External Actors Should Prepare for Refugee Flows (CFR) – The Global Eye

(Myanmar) Amid Myanmar’s post-coup crisis, armed rebellion brews (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(New Caledonia) Positive outlook for New Caledonia’s resource politics (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

(Nigeria) An Exit from Boko Haram? Assessing Nigeria’s Operation Safe Corridor (Crisis Group) – The Global Eye

(Nigeria) Nigeria university strike caused ‘crisis’ for small businesses (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Occupied West Bank) Israeli settler attacks surge against Palestinians (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Pakistan/India) Pakistan army chief says ‘it is time to bury the past’ with India (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Palestine) Foreign interference in the Palestinian elections (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Palestine/Europe/USA) Back to democracy: Europe, Hamas, and the Palestinian elections (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Philippines) Ordered to stay home, Manila’s children face risks beyond COVID (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Qatar) Qatar says reforms to labour laws have ‘transformed’ the market (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Qatar) Qatar’s landmark minimum wage comes into force (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Sahel/France/USA) How France and the US can work to stabilise the Sahel (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(Syria) Syria’s Civil War: The Descent Into Horror (CFR) – The Global Eye

(Syria) Syria’s medical workers are still fighting for justice (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Syria) Syria’s darkest hour is now (Chatham House) – The Global Eye

(Tanzania) Tanzania Gets Second Chance to Confront Magufuli Legacy (Chatham House) – The Global Eye

(Tanzania) Profile: Samia Suluhu Hassan, Tanzania’s new president (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Thailand) The Clubhouse challenge to digital authoritarianism in Thailand (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Turkish lira plunges after Erdogan sacks central bank chief (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Turkey’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act (BESA Center) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Anger, condemnation after Turkey exits treaty to protect women (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Is Turkey becoming an apartheid state? (AEI) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Turkey pulls out of treaty protecting women from violence (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Turkey) Turkish police detain pro-Kurdish HDP officials, rights activist (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Turkey/Syria) Challenges facing Turkey’s Syrian businesses (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(UK/CPTPP) Why Joining the CPTPP Is a Smart Move for the UK (Chatham House) – The Global Eye

(USA) Is Industrial Policy Making a Comeback? (CFR) – The Global Eye

(USA) ‘Stop Asian hate’: Hundreds demand justice for Atlanta victims (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA) Why is violence against Asian-Americans on the rise? (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA) The challenge of measuring equity in COVID-19 vaccinations (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) The evolution of US strategic priorities (ECFR) – The Global Eye

(USA) Why is it so hard for America to designate domestic terrorism and hate crimes? (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) Can Biden ‘rebalance’ the judiciary? (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) The new ‘rural’? The implications of OMB’s proposal to redefine nonmetro America (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) REPAY Act offers pragmatic alternative to student debt cancellation (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) Want to work for POTUS? don’t tweet (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) Blinders on. Proposals to eliminate racial disparities in foster care decisions will put more children at risk (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) Is the US economy headed toward an inflation crisis? (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) The race for global leadership is a race for global talent (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) Housing Finance: Insights on the New Normal (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) A $15 minimum wage would help millions of struggling households in small and mid-sized cities achieve self-sufficiency (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) How federal infrastructure investment can put America to work (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA) Unemployment benefit fraud could be the fourth largest stimulus ‘program’ (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA) How will the American Rescue Plan impact your 2021 tax liability? (AEI) – The Global Eye

(USA/Afghanistan) US defence boss Austin meets Afghan president in unannounced trip (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA/Afghanistan) Americans are not unanimously war-weary on Afghanistan (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA/Africa) Understanding the New U.S. Terrorism Designations in Africa (Crisis Group) – The Global Eye

(USA/Asia) Clarity of Conviction but Harnessing Competition Is Key (Chatham House) – The Global Eye

(USA/Asia) Around the halls: Experts react to high-level meetings between American and Asian officials (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA/China) U.S. Relations With China 1949 – 2021 (CFR) – The Global Eye

(USA/China) US, China wrap up ‘candid’ first talks despite tense opening (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA/China) ‘Grandstanding’: US, China trade rebukes in testy talks (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA/China) How coronavirus scientists offer a formula for better US-China relations (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(USA/Global Democracy) Is Democracy in Decline? (CFR) – The Global Eye

(USA/India) How SecDef Austin Can Make the Most of His India Visit (Defense One) – The Global Eye

(USA/Nord Stream 2) Biden administration mulls new sanctions to block Nord Stream 2 (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(USA/Somalia) US presses Somalia to hold elections immediately (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Vatican/China) Has the Vatican lost its voice in China? (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

(Yemen) The Case for More Inclusive – and More Effective – Peacemaking in Yemen (Crisis Group) – The Global Eye

(Yemen) Houthis Advance on Yemen’s Marib After Taking Mountain: Govt Source (The Defense Post) – The Global Eye

(Yemen) No Ceasefire in Yemen Unless Blockade Lifted, Houthis Say (The Defense Post) – The Global Eye

(Climate Change) Study shows that feeding cows seaweed could help reduce methane emissions (WEF) – The Global Eye

(Climate Change) Climate crisis: 2075 could be the year the ocean starts emitting harmful gases (WEF) – The Global Eye

(Climate Change) 8 reasons we need to protect our forests (WEF) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) Russian National pleads guilty to conspiracy to plant malware on Tesla systems (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) Threat actors are attempting to exploit CVE-2021-22986 in F5 BIG-IP devices in the wild (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) Why Focusing on Container Runtimes Is the Most Critical Piece of Security for EKS Workloads? (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) Millions of sites could be hacked due to flaws in popular WordPress plugins (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) CISA and FBI warn of ongoing TrickBot attacks (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Cybersecurity) Millions of People Can Lose Sensitive Data through Travel Apps, Privacysavvy reports (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

(Defense) The US Navy inks a deal for a tenth Block V Virginia-class submarine (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Proposed US submarine-hunting plane prompts hand-wringing in Germany (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Air Force’s T-38 trainer could soon dogfight with augmented reality adversaries (Defense Nerws) – The Global Eye

(Defense) The US Navy’s shaky plan to save its shipyards is getting overhauled (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Pentagon, Intel partner to make more US microchips for military (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Navy, armaments consortium forge partnership to solve energetics tech challenges (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) After Big Wins, Interest in Turkish Combat Drones Soars (The Defense Post) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Navy to Acquire 120 Submarine-Launched ‘Flying Periscopes’ (The Defense Post) – The Global Eye

(Defense) DARPA Aims to Boost US Manufacturing of Certain Chips (Defense One) – The Global Eye

(Defense) This could be Army Futures Command’s moment of truth (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Israel starts research center for GPS-free navigation (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Navy’s new unmanned plan has ‘buzzwords and platitudes’ but few answers (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Air Force begins construction of new space environment lab (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Estimated development costs for the F-35′s modernization program increased by $1.9B in a year (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) General details next step for US Army’s future attack recon helicopter (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) F-35 in the crosshairs: Despite criticism, America needs the fighter jet (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) McConnell challenges Biden to boost defense budget against China (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Ukraine should look to US for air defenses, improved air force, says former defense adviser (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Navy set to receive latest version of the Tomahawk missile (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Senators show support for increasing US Southern Command intelligence assets (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Army AI helper would suggest actions in multidomain fights (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) High-wire act: How to unify research and procurement with a tight budget (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Army prepping robotic combat vehicles for big test with soldiers in 2022 (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) US Army chief says end strength will stay flat in upcoming budgets (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) New strategy sets up Army to operate in increasingly relevant Arctic (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Marine Corps looks to stabilize shore at sinking Hawaii range (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) More nukes and a regional pivot: Britain unveils its long-awaited defense review (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Here’s how much one future TF-X fighter jet will cost Turkey (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Top Pentagon research arm combats ‘aggressive’ foreign investors (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Defense) Army participates in first-of-its-kind cyber exercise (Defense News) – The Global Eye

(Global Economy) Wanted: A public option for finding work in the gig economy (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Global Economy) G7 agrees to back IMF reserve boost to help poorer nations (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Global Economy) Global middle class shrinks for first time since 1990s (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Global Economy) Debt distress and development distress: Twin crises of 2021 (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Global Economy) Reforming the investment treaty regime (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Satellite internet and broadband infrastructure competition: Coming (soon) to a rural area near you (AEI) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) How to increase transparency for political ads on social media (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) The disinformation threat to diaspora communities in encrypted chat apps (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Now approved in LA, Abodu’s backyard homes can now go from contract to completion in as little as 30 days (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Facebook showcases wrist-worn AR interface concept (Brookings) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Sidekick Browser wants to be a productivity-honed ‘work OS’ on Chromium (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Superpedestrian positions itself as the go-to partner for cities with new e-scooter safety upgrades (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) 5 trends in the boardrooms of high-growth private companies (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Uber under pressure over facial recognition checks for drivers (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Cloud infrastructure spending passed on-prem data centers in 2020 (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Fetcher raises $6.5M to automate parts of the recruiting process (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Brian Brackeen returns as an advisor to facial recognition startup Kairos following his ouster as CEO (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) New markets emerge for carbon accounting businesses as cities like LA push proposals (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) SpaceX nears final assembly of its first massive testing rocket booster for Starship (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) India asks court to block WhatsApp’s policy update, says new change violates laws (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Brazilian startup Tractian gets the Y Combinator seal of approval for its equipment monitoring tech (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Nordetect’s system to monitor soil and water for indoor agriculture raises seed funding (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Blackstone just closed its inaugural growth equity fund, and it’s a doozy (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Nigeria’s Termii raises $1.4M seed led by Future Africa and Kepple Africa Ventures (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Backed by YC, Vendease is building Amazon Prime for restaurants in Africa (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Betting on China’s driverless future, Toyota, Bosch, Daimler jump on board Momenta’s $500M round (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Fortify raises a $20M Series B for its composite manufacturing 3D printer (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Ford to build some F-150 trucks without certain parts due to global chip shortage (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Fort raises $13M for its robotics safety software (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

(Innovation/Technology) Slovakian GA Drilling has been awarded the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” (Euractiv) label (Euractiv) – The Global Eye

(Pandemic) Infographic: How has the world changed since COVID-19? (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

(Pandemic) COVID’s lost learning: 70 million children face reading crisis (Al Jazeera) – The Global Eye

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