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.
January 23, 2018Renewable Energy
President Trump announced the first sweeping tariffs of his administration, enacting tariffs on solar panels and components from nearly every country in the world—but they create virtually no winners…
February 6, 2018NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
A recent article in Foreign Policy argued that NATO's new Cyber Operations Center signaled the alliance was becoming more aggressive in cyberspace. Is that really the signal NATO was trying to send?
January 17, 2018Human Rights
January 17, 2018—Slavery is universally prohibited by national and international laws, but more than 40 million people continue to be enslaved worldwide. Fueled by a population boom and extreme pover…
January 19, 2018Russia
January 19, 2018—The United States has failed to elevate Russia’s intervention in U.S. elections to the national priority that it is, and it has neglected to respond to it in a way sufficient to dete…
February 23, 2018South Africa
The ascendancy of Cyril Ramaphosa to the presidency of South Africa has been greeted with a mix of enthusiasm, relief, and skepticism. It comes as South Africa prepares to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth and it is worth remembering that Ramaphosa was Mandela’s first choice as his deputy.