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June 19, 2018

Cybersecurity
NSA The Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons Pose A Growing Threat

Almost exactly a year ago, North Korea and Russia reused a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks. Is the theft and reuse of vulnerabili…

October 5, 2012

Americas
Kerlikowske - LAM U.S. Drug Policy’s Third Way: A Conversation with Gil Kerlikowske

Over the past year, public frustration in Latin America has been mounting toward the international drug control regime. Latin American leaders brought the drug policy debate to the forefront at the S…

May 4, 2011

Defense and Security
US Secretary of State Clinton and Mexican Foreign Minister Espinosa (Saul Loeb / Courtesy Reuters). U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Four Years On

US Secretary of State Clinton and Mexican Foreign Minister Espinosa (Saul Loeb / Courtesy Reuters). Last Friday, Hillary Clinton hosted the Merida Initiative High-Level Consultative Group in Washing…

June 23, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ivory Crush #IvoryCrush in Times Square

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. On June 19, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) crushed more than a ton of e…

October 4, 2012

Drug Policy
Paradigm Shift: Efforts to Reform Drug Policy

Gil Kerlikowske, director of the National Drug Control Policy, discusses global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a …

October 11, 2013

Japan
A taxi driver looks at the price as he fills the tank of his car near a board showing recently increased prices at a gas station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on February 20, 2011. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters) Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 11, 2013

Will Piekos and Sharone Tobias look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. China surpasses U.S. in oil imports. According to EIA data, China has surpassed the United States in oil imports, ta…

October 4, 2012

Drug Policy
Paradigm Shift: Efforts to Reform Drug Policy

Director Kerlikowske will discuss the state of global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a moral failure, trends in d…

August 20, 2003

United States
Arthur C. Helton, 1949-2003

Arthur C. Helton, the director of peace and conflict studies and senior fellow for refugee studies and preventive action at the Council on Foreign Relations, died in the August 19 bombing of the Unit…

February 14, 2007

Palestinian Territories
Malley: Palestinian Unity Government Opens Way to Possible Agreement With Israel

Robert Malley, an expert on Middle East policy, says the recent agreement between Fatah and Hamas should be encouraged as the best way to bring about an agreement with Israel.