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August 4, 2011

China
On Shady Rats On Shady Rats

Flags of member nations flying at United Nations Headquarters. (Courtesy UN/Joao Araujo Pinto) Another week, another report of massive cyber hacking. This time it is a McAfee report, Revealed: Opera…

December 26, 2017

Americas
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Populism Looms Over Latin America's Election Year

In 2018, nearly two out of every three Latin Americans will head to the polls to elect new leaders, and the fight against corruption will be high on their agenda. The surge to throw the bums out coul…

August 6, 2011

China
China Must Worry about an American Version of Shady RAT

One of the most widespread reactions to the revelation of Operation Shady RAT, the five-year long hacking of over 70 organizations in 14 different territories, has been: how did this go on for so lon…

July 12, 2017

Qatar
Al Jazeera English covers the 2011 Arab uprisings at its Doha headquarters. How Al Jazeera Amplifies Qatar’s Clout

One of the world’s most-watched news networks is at the center of a geopolitical rift between a Saudi-led bloc and the broadcaster’s funder, Qatar.

March 16, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
RTSSYZ0_b International Studies Association Panel: Inequality and the Rise of Authoritarianism

As part of CFR’s Academic Outreach Initiative, I recently had the privilege of moderating a panel on inequality and the rise of authoritarianism with Jack A. Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel …

February 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia
BP02272017 Should the U.S. Maintain its Alliance With Saudi Arabia? Unfortunately, We’re Stuck With Them

Our unhappy marriage with Saudi Arabia will probably endure—because the Saudis can’t be trusted on their own.

December 29, 2016

Heads of State and Government
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2016

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2016 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

July 11, 2012

Democratization
Egypt’s Tense Political Standoff

Hillary Clinton’s trip highlights the diplomatic challenges ahead with Egypt as President Morsi and the military engage in a struggle for power, says expert Shadi Hamid.

May 8, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Guess Who’s Coming to (the GCC) Dinner?

On May 13 and 14, President Obama will be hosting a summit meeting with the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation. The members nations are Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. The prob…