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February 23, 2018

Cybersecurity
Increasing International Cooperation in Cybersecurity and Adapting Cyber Norms

Without increased cooperation, the global digital economy is vulnerable to catastrophic cyberattack.

October 3, 2016

Wars and Conflict
women-farc_rtsp6z0 Despite ‘No’ Referendum, Colombia Peace Process Remains a Model for Women’s Participation

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

August 17, 2015

Cuba
Did The Kerry Visit To Cuba Matter?

Secretary of State Kerry traveled to Havana to raise the flag at the U.S. Embassy there last week. As has been noted here in this blog and in many news articles and columns, no dissidents or human ri…

May 29, 2012

Trade
Employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Beijing serve food to customers in October 2011 (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Calculating the “Place Premium”

New research indicates that the bulk of the pay premium enjoyed by workers in developed nations is from a difference in location, not skills (BusinessWeek). Workers in the United States enjoy a “plac…

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September 20, 2016

Afghanistan
Play Rabbani_EC.jpg A Conversation With Salahuddin Rabbani

Salahuddin Rabbani discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan's national unity government.

August 22, 2016

Cybersecurity
cyber net politics terrorism cybersecurity online internet israel Israel’s New Counter-Terrorism Law and Terrorism in Cyberspace

The Israeli parliament adopted a new counter-terrorism law on June 15, 2016. According to the Ministry of Justice’s summary, the legislation will provide “law enforcement authorities with more effect…

May 18, 2016

Human Rights
Juan E. Mendez, U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, attends a news conference in Colombo UN Special Rapporteur Breaks New Ground with Report on Gendered Aspects of Torture

Last week I hosted a CFR roundtable with Juan E. Mendez, the United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment, to discuss his new report on…

June 14, 2016

Global
Podcast RTR3GZMS_14June16_Richard.jpg The Global Migration and Refugee Crisis

Anne C. Richard discusses the scope of the global migration and refugee crisis.

January 19, 2016

Human Rights
Cyber cfr net politics twitter turkey Do as I Say, Not as I Do: Wily World Leaders on the World Wide Web

Elena Goldstein is a senior at Columbia University and an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program. Today, if you search “Gollum” on Google, your results …