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There are a lot of analogies out there for the United States' net international investment position. @Brad_Setser  says most of them are out of date.

Antibiotics are becoming less effective—the death toll from drug-resistant infections, estimated to be at least 700,000 people annually, could reach into the millions by 2050. Here's why:

China says it will aim to buy $20 billion in U.S. farm goods in the first year of an initial deal. But if the trade war hadn't started, China’s 2020 purchases would have exceeded $27 billion, writes @BennSteil 

In 1991, 92% of Ukrainians voted for independence amid the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In this timeline, follow the corruption scandals and economic woes that have plagued the country in the 28 years since.

In strategic partnerships, predictability is key, writes CFR's national intelligence fellow Amir Asmar.

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The active component of the military comprises just under 1.29 million, or less than 0.5% of the U.S. population. Who are they and where are they from?

Under the bill, each year the U.S. would reassess whether Hong Kong enjoys a "high degree of autonomy” from Beijing.These evaluations could be game-changing for treaties, agreements, and laws regarding the territory.

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". . . there’s not going to be a military solution [in Afghanistan]. For nineteen years if you have not been able to succeed, you’re not going to be able to succeed in another nineteen years," @ImranKhanPTI  said at CFR. Watch his full conversation: #UNGA 

The Chinese government has reportedly detained more than a million Muslims, most of whom are Uighurs, in reeducation camps. What to know:

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A year after Trump slapped tariffs on imported steel, the U.S. steel industry is not thriving. It is reeling. @BennSteil  explains why:

Deep-fake videos use machine-learning algorithms that take existing images and footage to doctor videos. Some experts worry that deep fakes could heighten disinformation and spark violence, war, or genocide.

US rule of law now hinges on whether GOP still feels loyalty to the republic, not just Republicans, says @MaxBoot 

With deep fakes, seeing is no longer believing. Here's why cyber experts are alarmed by deep-fake videos.

China indicates that it will aim to buy $20 billion in U.S. farm goods in the first year of an initial deal. But if the trade war hadn't started, China’s 2020 purchases would have exceeded $27 billion, writes @BennSteil 

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