A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- E-procurement saves lives and time for U.S. Army, say Hillary Schaub and Darrell West.
- Ted Piccone reviews Marc Frank’s book, Cuban Revelations: Behind the Scenes in Havana.
- Climate change. Joshua Meltzer and Claire Langley explain some milestones for building international climate change ambition.
- Arthur Kroeber reviews the new rules of the game for China’s Renminbi.
[The resignation of assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs Wess Mitchell] is surprising news, which seems to have caught everyone off guard. He doesn’t appear to have shared this news with his ambassadors, who were in Washington last week for a global chiefs of mission conference. His deputy is also slated to retire soon, which raises question of near term leadership on European policy at a time of challenges there.