Here are today’s hot links on strategy and international affairs:
1.Promoting trade: Seven practical priorities for trade, critical to US growth. Can we have a similar discussion in the UK/EU?
2. Rise of smart cities: what could they look like?
4. Views from Turkey: about the UK’s subtle diplomacy being in short-supply over Libya & being influenced by Sarkozy’s insecurities over Erdogan
5. ‘Germany has no position yet, as usual’: Westerwalle’s failings as foreign minister and German underperformance at the UN continues to angst German commentators.
6. China-Africa trade partnership for development: An overview of seven case-studies from the AfDB