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May 25, 2018

Cybersecurity
Zuck-EU Cyber Week in Review: May 25, 2018

This week: GDPR enters into force, CFIUS reform, a UK cabinet minister outlines the law applicable to cyberspace, and sinkholing a Russian botnet. 

January 25, 2017

China
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto walk out after finishing a press conference at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City, Mexico, August 31, 2016 (Reuters/Henry Romero). Open Questions about Latin American Relations During the Trump Administration

We know very little about who will run Western Hemisphere affairs under the Trump administration. So far, the only named appointees are Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and National Security Co…

January 25, 2017

Cybersecurity
New Report: Rebuilding Trust Between Silicon Valley and Washington

It would be an understatement to say that the United States faces cybersecurity risks that threaten its economic, political and strategic interests. Despite the Obama administration’s best efforts (a…

December 19, 2016

Cybersecurity
CFR Cyber Net Politics How to Think About a State’s Cyber Capabilities

Tony Craig is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University. Brandon Valeriano is a Reader at Cardiff University, the Donald Bren Chair of Armed Poli…

May 6, 2016

CFR Net Politics Cyber Cyber Week in Review: May 6, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Brazilian judge angry at WhatsApp tries to shut it down for the whole country. The over 100 m…

March 27, 2015

Military Operations
Yemen Rebels You Might Have Missed: Yemen, Islamic State, and MDGs

Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski and Lt. Gen. James M. Holmes, “Presentation to the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, House of Representatives,” U.S. Departmen…

June 14, 2015

United States
U.S. Army soldiers walk the Army birthday cake down to be cut at the 2014 Army Ball at the National Harbor in Fort Washington, Maryland, June 21, 2014. Birthday Wishes to the United States Army!

Doughboy. GI. Grunt. Dogface. Warrior. Whatever term you prefer, if you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The United St…

February 13, 2015

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Synthetic Bio Guest Post: The Unknown Limits of Synthetic Biology

Helia Ighani is a research associate in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Since 2001, major metropolitan cities have increasingly conducted gas and chemical attac…

October 29, 2014

Japan
shangri la sideline Not U.S. Isolationism, But a Rebalancing of Priorities and Means

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2014 survey released last month entitled “Foreign Policy in the Age of Retrenchment” reports that over 40 percent of Americans believe that the United States sho…

January 17, 2014

Defense and Security
Obama NSA speech You Might Have Missed: NSA Reforms, CIA Drone Strikes, and Benghazi

“Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-28: Signals Intelligence Activities,” White House, January 17, 2014. When the United States collects nonpublicly available signals intelligence in bulk, it shall u…