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May 11, 2018

Cybersecurity
Bolton Cyber Week in Review: May 11, 2018

This week: abolishing the cybersecurity coordinator position at the White House, work stoppage at ZTE, and kicking Nazis off the internet. 

April 8, 2015

China
People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers shout as they hold guns and practise in a drill during a organized media tour at a PLA engineering school in Beijing, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic (CHINA - Tags: MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) Joyce Dong: China’s Reactions to Assessments of the PLA’s Weaknesses

Joyce Dong is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Recent publications such as the RAND Corporation’s report “China’s Incomplete Military Transformation: Assessing the Wea…

November 16, 2017

Cybersecurity
NSA Grading the New Vulnerabilities Equities Policy: Pass

The new vulnerabilities equities process gets a passing grade but there is still room for improvement. 

May 24, 2018

United States
Play Session2 Prescriptions for a Solvent Future

This is the second session of the American Debt: Causes, Consequences, and Fixes symposium.

March 17, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed while you were in a pub: 1. The plot thickens in U.S.-Russia cyber espio…

February 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Podcast Women carry baskets with food items at a market in Blantyre, Malawi Women’s Economic Opportunity Starts in the Family

Today nearly 90 percent of nations still have laws on the books that block women’s work, including discriminatory laws and customs surrounding family life that perpetuate unequal access to assets and…

March 2, 2015

Human Rights
Children play at a school roughly 50 km south of Malawi's capital Lilongwe, March 2009 (Courtesy Antony Njuguna/Reuters). Raising the Age of Marriage in Malawi

Last week, the government of Malawi took a big step toward protecting its girls and strengthening its families: it increased the legal age of marriage to eighteen. Previously, girls in Malawi were al…

December 21, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Joyce-Banda-Malawi-Womens-Empowerment-Poverty-Development2 Democracy in Development: Remarkable Women of 2012

On my blog yesterday, I profiled several women who made headlines this year with their courageous stories. One of them is Malawi’s president, Joyce Banda, who is working to put her country on a susta…

January 12, 2017

Religion
Advancing Diplomatic Engagement with Religious Peacemakers

Joyce S. Dubensky and Azza Karam discuss the role of peacemakers in conflict resolution.

January 10, 2017

United States
Play RTXT2S4_EC.jpg Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security

Lisa O. Monaco joins Dina Temple-Raston to discuss domestic security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues during her tenure as President Obama’s homeland security advisor.