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…
December 3, 2018Myanmar
Over the past two years, the international community, and much of the media, has focused on the situation in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where a brutal campaign against the Rohingya, reportedly …
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.
August 16, 2018Cameroon
The Anglophone crisis in southwestern Cameroon is getting worse, and outside observers are beginning to notice. According to Amnesty International, “alarm bells are ringing” in Congress over Cameroon, and on July 31, Karen Pierce, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, tweeted that there is “lots of interest” in the crisis among UN representatives in New York.
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.
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…
October 25, 2013Global
The latest revelations about NSA surveillance have caused a growing number of states to focus on issues of privacy, governance, and the free flow of digital information, says CFR’s Karen Kornbluh.