• United States
    Young Professionals Briefing: The State of the U.S. Armed Forces in 2023
    CFR’s Military Fellows discuss the state of the U.S. armed forces, including defense priorities for 2023, U.S. deterrence in the face of escalating geopolitical tensions, military recruitment and retention efforts, and other non-combat operations.  The CFR Young Professionals Briefing Series provides an opportunity for those early in their careers to engage with CFR. The briefings feature remarks by experts on critical global issues and lessons learned in their careers. These events are intended for individuals who have completed their undergraduate studies and have not yet reached the age of thirty to be eligible for CFR term membership.
  • Cybersecurity
    Cyber Week in Review: January 20, 2023
    China sets market size goal for data security industry; SEC sues law firm after cyberattack; Ukraine sees coordination between kinetic strikes and cyberattacks; Bangladesh bought Israeli spyware; U.S. takes down crypto exchange.
  • Afghanistan
    The Taliban in Afghanistan
    The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in 2021, twenty years after their ouster by U.S. troops. Under their harsh rule, they have cracked down on women’s rights and neglected basic services.