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August 16, 2017

Radicalization and Extremism
A militia member rallies in Charlottesville. What Is the Far Right’s Threat to National Security?

Armed protests in Charlottesville highlight how the U.S. government has long devoted insufficient resources toward countering domestic far-right movements.

August 9, 2017

Robots in China Beijing’s AI Strategy: Old-School Central Planning with a Futuristic Twist

China's new artificial intelligence strategy is a signal that Beijing wants to be a leader in AI. How it gets there is a different story.

December 7, 2016

rtsuufr China’s Environmental Health Crisis: The International and Comparative Perspective

China faces a daunting environmental health crisis due to its economic rise that has polluted its air, water, and soil. That being said, many industrialized and other developing nations have successf…

April 13, 2016

CRISPR: Transformative and Troubling

A new genetic technology has the potential to cure diseases and boost plant, insect, and human lives, but it also poses profound ethical questions.

February 23, 2017

United States
Podcast ISA-Panel-1.jpg Inequality and the Rise of Authoritarianism

Jack A. Goldstone, Shadi Hamid, and Kathleen R. McNamara discuss inequality and the rise of authoritarianism.

June 15, 2016

AfghanistanPOE New Commander, New Rules

Harry Oppenheimer is a research associate for national security at the Council on Foreign Relations. The U.S. military mission in Afghanistan has been subject to restrictive rules of engagement that…

March 14, 2016

Play RTXT2Z7_EC.jpg 'Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War'

Fred Kaplan discusses 'Dark Territory,' his new book on the history of cyber war,

February 10, 2016

Girl-FGM-pink-dress Three Ways the United States Is Working to End FGM/C

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cath…

October 3, 2015

Blog 1 Kunduz Airstrike and Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan

This blog post updated an earlier post, and was again coauthored with my research associate, Amelia M. Wolf. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reported that its hospital in Kun…

February 10, 2014

International Organizations
UNAMA Deaths by Force Tracking Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan

This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Amelia M. Wolf. Since the Afghanistan war began twelve years and four months ago, the fate of innocent civilians has been a constant focus o…