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June 21, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Return to Sender

A group of very well-known American leaders has written an open letter to the president blaming almost every aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Israel and urging heavy American pressure to…

October 16, 2017

Cybersecurity
Kim Jong-Un Lost in Cyber Translation? U.S. Cyber Signaling to North Korea

The United States wants to use cyber operations to signal its resolve against North Korea's nuclear program, but it is unclear whether Pyongyang will get the message.

August 17, 2017

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A Bitcoin coin Bitcoin for Bombs

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining traction as a source of funding for terrorist groups, such as the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Counterterrorism policies should respond accordingly.

August 5, 2014

Development
A Bitcoin sign is seen in a window in Toronto, Canada, May 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Mark Blinch). Banking with Bitcoin

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Sarah Martin, CEO of Boone Mar…

August 9, 2007

Immigration and Migration
Uncertain Causes and Effects of Declining Remittances

A recent report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) concludes that Mexican migrants are sending back less money or remittances to their home country than in the past. A survey of 900 migrant…

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…

December 16, 2015

Global
Play Lance_EC.jpg A Conversation With Ryan M. Lance

Ryan M. Lance discusses the global energy landscape, as well as the future of energy security and sustainability.

December 14, 2015

United States
Play Tim-Kaine-EC.jpg A Conversation With Tim Kaine

Tim Kaine discusses U.S. leadership and involvement in the Middle East, provides his view on the need for Congress to authorize military action against the Islamic State, and addresses U.S. policy op…

November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Hacked World Order

The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …