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October 18, 2018

Cybersecurity
Understanding the Proliferation of Cyber Capabilities

What explains the proliferation of cyber capabilities?

CCDCOE

September 18, 2018

United States
The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 71st Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

Air Force Birthday 2018

May 25, 2018

Cybersecurity
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. 

Zuck-EU

January 25, 2017

China
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…

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).

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
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…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

May 6, 2016

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…

CFR Net Politics Cyber

March 27, 2015

Military Operations
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…

Yemen Rebels

June 14, 2015

United States
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…

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.

February 13, 2015

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
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…

Synthetic Bio