China Reform Monitor No. 1477

September 10, 2021 Joshua Eisenman

Pope defends deal with China;
China shuts American Chamber of Commerce in Chengdu;
Beijing to establish a stock exchange for small business: XI;
Micronesia rejects Chinese funding for Pacific undersea cable;
Crackdown on showbiz for 'polluting' society

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2486

September 10, 2021 Ilan I. Berman, Matt Maldonado, Timothy Blinnikov

Russia's new climate strategy: Less than meets the eye;
Navalny ally politically intimidated, removed from ballot;
Journalist: Putin's regime has entered survival mode;
Homophobia on stage;
Is Russia walking away from the ISS?

Is ISIS Making a Comeback in Libya?

September 8, 2021 Emily Milliken Newsweek

In July, a U.N. panel of experts released a new report on global terrorism, with some alarming conclusions. In it, they noted that East and West Africa have been the world regions hardest hit by terrorism over the past year, and that terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria are fast becoming "an entrenched insurgency."

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2485

September 7, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Timothy Blinnikov

Riyadh turns to Russia;
Russia's military equiptment gets a facelift;
The legal fight over water in Crimea;
Russia evacuates 500 from Afghanistan;
Navalny being surveilled, force fed state propoganda;
Stalin-era grave site discovered in Ukraine