January 23, 2018Venezuela
Venezuela’s latest attempt to raise capital by issuing a cryptocurrency, the petro, linked allegedly to its Orinoco oil reserves is problematical on so many levels, it is hard to know how to comment …
December 8, 2017South Korea
Korea didn’t stop the won from appreciating through 1090 (its intervention level in 2016); Taiwan seems to be blocking any move through 30.
November 29, 2017China
Natalie Au is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. This week, the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit began in Hyderabad, India, focusing on the theme of “Women…
September 13, 2017Middle East and North Africa
September 14, 2017—Setbacks to political liberalization in the Arab world have caused the United States to turn away from support for democrats there in favor of “pragmatic” deals with tyrants in ord…
September 6, 2017Cybersecurity
Despite private sector enthusiasm, any segregated network to share classified information to mitigate cyber threats would require U.S. government involvement.