February 20, 2018European Union
European leaders are rushing to implement new laws to curb disinformation on social media. However, existing European data protection laws might actually make it harder for bad actors to spread fake …
October 30, 2017Digital Policy
The internet makes it easy for political ad buyers to obfuscate their donors and handlers. Despite the challenges, there are significant steps that Congress and social media platforms can take to imp…
June 15, 2017Intelligence
Section 702 of the Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Act is up for renewal, and it's a controversial program as a result of Edward Snowden's disclosures.
January 8, 2018Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
While the media focuses on Trump, Netanyahu imposes a “solution”: There will never be a Palestinian state.
January 9, 2018Somaliland
Recognition is on top of the agenda for the de facto independent state of Somaliland's new president, Muse Bihi Abdi. He is the third peacefully elected president since 2003.
December 19, 2017Trump Foreign Policy
Considering how destabilizing Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy has been over the past year, the National Security Strategy (NSS) the White House released on Monday is surprisingly moderate. Written u…
November 2, 2017United States
On Friday, President Donald J. Trump will start a two week trip that includes visits to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Recent resources from the Council on Foreign Relations…
April 19, 2017Indonesia
The rise of hard-line identity politics at the center of Jakarta’s gubernatorial election raises questions about Indonesia’s reputation for tolerance.