February 2, 2018
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
January 30, 2018
Many states outsource their cyber operations to non-state actors, with varying degrees of control over their actions. The crisis in Ukraine is a perfect example of this phenomenon.
December 1, 2017
Averting famine will require Saudi Arabia to permit the resumption of commercial shipping of food and fuel to the besieged country.
September 15, 2017
This week: Kaspersky booted from U.S. government computers, the White House voids a Chinese acquisition, Bitcoin takes a tumble, and Facebook announces monetization guidelines.
October 17, 2014
Eugene Gholz examines the national security and economic consequences of China's central role in the global rare earths market.
July 27, 2017
The very tight race between Uhuru Kenyatta and his Jubilee Party and Raila Odinga and the National Super Alliance (NASA) reflects growing food insecurity that, in turn, is the product of drought, whi…
July 6, 2017
Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed:
1. Just let me banya with the FSB in peace. The U.S Senate is looking to shut out Kaspersky fr…
May 31, 2017
The challenge of how to help those left behind by rapid economic change—whether caused by technology or global competition—has moved to the center of the U.S. national debate in a way it has not been…
March 20, 2017
Information has long been falsified and weaponized in Turkey and the Arab world—and we're headed that way fast.
October 28, 2016
[This post was co-authored with John Polga-Hecimovich*]
The increasingly dangerous crisis in Venezuela (described in the first post of this series), has been complicated by the political economy o…