April 7, 2020
| Rachel Ellehuus From Kremlin Playbook Spotlight After a 2018 raid on a strategically-located archipelago, Finland passed some important legislation to control foreign real estate purchases in locations that could affect national security.
The Nordic countries of Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark are increasingly adopting screening measures amidst wider European concerns over foreign investment in critical infrastructure and key technologies.
This week, Stanford released a call for the establishment of a National Research Cloud to support AI research by American universities. This proposal could play an important role in helping to address the rapidly growing costs of AI research
As the world’s largest oil and gas producer, the United States will suffer from lower oil prices. However, not all hydrocarbon-producing states will suffer the same, as shown by the last major oil price decline.
February 25, 2020
| Jane Nakano From Energy Headlines Versus Trendlines Last week, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) moved a step closer to becoming the first Arab country to host a nuclear power project. Unit 1 of the Barakah nuclear power plant received a long-awaited operating license.
February 21, 2020
| William Crumpler From Technology Policy Blog Last week, the EU took steps to further flesh out their emerging digital strategy with the release of two white papers, one on AI regulation, and the other on a European data strategy.