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.
February 12, 2018Intelligence
The CLOUD Act is supposed to help foreign law enforcement investigate crime. It could also help foreign countries spy on each other.
November 15, 2017United States
November 15, 2017—Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, …
November 2, 2017Energy and Climate Policy
This post is authored by Peter Erickson, a staff scientist at the Stockholm Environment Institute and a co-author of a new paper in Nature Energy that studies how much of U.S. oil reserves are econom…