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Secretary Colin Powell’s Funeral, Bennett and Putin Meet, and More

October 21, 2021

Americans remember former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Israeli and Russian leaders hold a summit in Sochi, and China undergoes a World Trade Organization policy review.


Articles Mentioned in the Podcast


Richard Haass, “Colin Powell: An American Life,”, October 18, 2021.


Adam Posen, “The Price of Nostalgia,” Foreign Affairs 100, no. 3 (May/June 2021).


Ray Takeyh, “The Bomb Will Backfire on Iran,” Foreign Affairs, October 18, 2021.


Podcasts Mentioned


Adam Posen, “Trade Protectionism,” The President’s Inbox, September 21, 2021.


Matt Pottinger, “Beijing’s Grand Strategy,” The President’s Inbox, October 19, 2021.


Memos, Reports, and Speeches Mentioned


David Brisbee, “Trade Policy Review of the People’s Republic of China,” U.S. Mission to Geneva, October 20, 2021.


João Aguiar Machado, “EU Statement at the 8th Trade Policy Review of China,” Permanent Mission of the European Union to the WTO, October 20, 2021.


George Mina, “Australia’s Statement on China’s Trade Policy Review,” Twitter, October 20, 2021.


Colin Powell, Address to the United Nations on IraqWashington Post, February 5, 2003.


Katherine Tsai, “Remarks As Prepared for Delivery of Ambassador Katherine Tai Outlining the Biden-Harris Administration’s ‘New Approach to the U.S.-China Trade Relationship,” Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, October 4, 2021.


Resignation letter of Harold Hongju Koh [PDF], Politico, October 2, 2021.


WTO Secretariat’s report for China’s Trade Policy Review, September 15, 2021.