A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- The EU-Africa Summit. Vera Songwe explains why Germany should take the lead.
- Women and social mobility. Joanna Venator and Richard Reeves find that today’s working women earn more than their mothers did, but less than their fathers did.
- Ground truths in Syria conflict. Charles Lister argues the U.S. and its allies must expand their support to Syria’s opposition.
- Democracy won in Turkey. Kemal Kirişci says electoral democracy won in Turkey, but he asks, “what is next?”
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.
[On the possibility of ongoing secret negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea] I am always wondering if my chain is being yanked. It could also mean Kim is trying to undermine Moon, who positions himself as a broker between the U.S. and North Korea. These two potential explanations are not mutually exclusive.