Thanks for your patience and apologies again for no newsletter yesterday; everything is fine. I hope you enjoyed the excerpt of Rush Doshi’s new book, we are still working on the exact time for the book club event, but it will be at least a month from now so I hope many of you will have time to read the book and join the discussion.
Today’s Essential Eight items:
Next phase of population planning
US-China - Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is going to Tianjin
Using Fort Detrick to push back on Tedros and the WHO
More fears about Evergrande, the grande grey rhino
More on Xi Thought
Bribes in the health care system
Thanks for reading.