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November 7, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Operations Tracker Cyber Operations Tracker

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy program’s cyber operations tracker is a database of the publicly known state-sponsored incidents that have occurred since 2005. Know of an incident not listed in the…

July 23, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Hunt for Boko Haram: Investigating the Terror Tearing Nigeria Apart, by Alex Perry Alex Perry on Nigeria’s Boko Haram

With its violence, its ritualized executions, its mixture of the utterly archaic with AK-47s and YouTube videos, its behavior modeling based on a nineteenth century interpretation of an obscure medie…

February 12, 2018

Intelligence
CFS Leitrim The Intelligence Collection Implications of the CLOUD Act

The CLOUD Act is supposed to help foreign law enforcement investigate crime. It could also help foreign countries spy on each other. 

February 5, 2018

Cybersecurity
Cyber Operations Tracker New Entries in the CFR Cyber Operations Tracker

An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period of September to December 2017, and overall statistics of state-sponsored cyber operations for 2017.

September 14, 2016

South Sudan
Understanding the Roots of Conflict in South Sudan

South Sudan’s civil war is the result of a weakly institutionalized state and may require the African Union’s intervention to find peace and stability, says expert Alex de Waal.

January 9, 2018

Somalia
Al-Shabab in Somalia Al-Shabab

Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a decade-long African Union offensive against the Islamist group. 

January 2, 2018

Digital Policy
Representatives from Twitter, Facebook and Google testify before a Senate Judiciary Crime and Terrorism Subcommitte Year in Review: Tech Companies Grapple with Disinformation

2017 was the year that tech companies faced a difficult reckoning over their role in spreading online disinformation.

March 9, 2015

Cybersecurity
Patricia Arquette Cyber CSI CFR Net Politics CSI: Cyber Is More Cyber Hype We Don’t Need

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In case you missed it, the premiere of CSI: Cyber aired last Thursday. I’ve …

February 24, 2015

Cybersecurity
Red Cross CFR Cyber Net Politics A Red Cross for Cyberspace Is a Novel Idea, but Would it Work?

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Tim Maurer and Duncan Hollis from the New America Foundation published a pie…