Friday Policy Wine Down - August 5, 2022

A snapshot of the past week in cyber, trade, and environmental policy news.

08/05/2022 | Silverado Policy Accelerator


GEOPOLITICS: In a new episode of the Geopolitics Decanted podcast, Silverado’s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Dmitri Alperovitch interviews Sergii Grabskyi, a Reserve Colonel in the Ukrainian military, about Ukraine’s upcoming counteroffensive. Michael Kofman, Research Program Director in the Russia Studies Program at the Center for Naval Analysis, also joins the show to share his latest analysis of what’s happening on the ground in Ukraine.

CYBERSECURITY: Silverado’s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Dmitri Alperovitch was interviewed by the Washington Post to discuss cybersecurity incidents in Taiwan following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit.

GENERAL: Meet Jimmy Galvin, one of Silverado's summer policy interns, who has been supporting Silverado's work in trade and industrial security and cybersecurity.

Here’s what caught our eye this week:


The White House:

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United States Senate:

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission:

Senate Foreign Relations Committee: