February 22, 2018Cybersecurity
Technologists love to criticise policymakers for their ignorance of of how computer security actually works. Instead of criticising from the sidelines, maybe they should get involved.
February 16, 2018United States
Up until 2014, the growth in central bank dollar reserves closely mapped to the increase in U.S. net external debt. The past few years have been different: for the first time in a long time, yield-st…
February 12, 2018China
China's balance of payments data doesn't show any material increase in the pace of offshore lending.
February 2, 2018Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The decline in total fatalities owes much to the decline in fatalities caused by Boko Haram, which nevertheless remains the most deadly terrorist operation in sub-Saharan Africa, and shows the groups continuing resiliency despite numerous protestations to the contrary by the Nigerian military.
December 22, 2017Cybersecurity
2017 will be remembered as the year that cyber incidents started inflicting real economic losses on companies.