Eurasia Group’s weekly selection of essential reading for the political risk junkie – presented in no particular order. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections @EurasiaGroup or @IanBremmer.
Craig Whitlock, Washington Post
Hindsight is 20-20. In light of recent events in Mali and Algeria, this is an interesting look back on a decade of U.S. counterterrorism in Africa.
Lars-Olva Beier, Spiegel Online
With China slated to replace North America as the world’s #1 film market by 2020, navigating the Chinese market is increasingly difficult – and necessary.
Jonathan V. Last, Los Angeles Times
There are 38 million people living in America who were born somewhere else. How do global fertility rates shape U.S. immigration—regardless of policy?
Ramy Inocencio, CNN
Posting a video of New York in flames? Not cool, North Korea. Using Michael Jackson’s ‘We Are the World’ as the background music? For shame. Lifting parts of the video from the latest Call of Duty video game? That’s where YouTube draws the line.