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May 16, 2017

Global
Play RTX2Q59T_EC.jpg A Conversation With Inge Thulin

Inge Thulin discusses the value of research and development in a fast-moving world, global growth strategies, and the effect of U.S. trade policy on multinational corporations.

February 3, 2012

Egypt
Not-Re-aShura-ing Not Re-aShura-ing

There has been a lot on twitter and elsewhere in the social media world about the awful soccer riot in Port Said on February 1st and the subsequent violence in Cairo. The best analysis that I have se…

October 25, 2017

North Korea
Kim Jong un computer North Korea’s Offensive Cyber Program Might Be Good, But Is it Effective?

North Korea's activities in cyberspace have drawn a lot of attention but there is little evidence that they are strategically significant.

June 2, 2017

Cybersecurity
ANSSI Cyber Week in Review: June 2, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. French Cyber Chief Warns of Permanent War in Cyberspace. In a wide-ranging interview, Guill…

April 7, 2017

Health
RTX31ABH_b Silent Suffering: Mental Health as a Global Health Priority

Coauthored with Ryan Fedasiuk, intern in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Today is World Health Day. Originally created to mark the…

April 5, 2017

Intelligence
Robert Hannigan Getting Intelligence Agencies to Adapt to Life Out of the Shadows

Intelligence agencies love working in the shadows. However, in a post-Snowden world, they will have to get used to working in the spotlight.

September 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

April 29, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
Eric Rauchway Battles "The Battle of Bretton Woods" Eric Rauchway Battles "The Battle of Bretton Woods"

Benn’s new book The Battle of Bretton Woods has been called “the gold standard on its topic” by the New York Times, “a triumph of economic and diplomatic history” by the Financial Times, and “a su…

October 18, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
There’s a $1 Trillion Hole in Romney’s Budget Math There’s a $1 Trillion Hole in Romney’s Budget Math

In last week’s vice-presidential debate, Republican Paul Ryan defended the fiscal prudence of lowering top marginal income tax rates by arguing that it would be accompanied by “forego[ing] about $…

January 26, 2016

Energy and Climate Policy
Solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas Modernizing the U.S. Energy Grid

The growth of renewable energy and distributed generation is placing the aging U.S. energy grid under increasing pressure at a time when concerns over its reliability are on the rise.