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December 5, 2017

Zimbabwe-Mnangagwa-President-Cabinet-Appointments Zimbabwe Cabinet Appointments Disappoint

Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a shift away from the tyranny of deposed president Robert Mugabe. Instead, Mnangagwa’s appointments have signaled continuity, not change.

June 29, 2017

UN General Assembly The Development of Cyber Norms at the United Nations Ends in Deadlock. Now What?

The prospects of developing norms of state behavior in cyberspace have been looking positively bleak recently. The Lazarus Group, which appears to have ties to North Korea, is suspected of being behi…

June 16, 2017

Ukraine Blackout Cyber Week in Review: June 16, 2017

This week: the actors behind the 2016 blackout in Eastern Ukraine, internet censorship in Africa, North Korea, and modernizing NAFTA.

May 26, 2017

Ke Jie faces off against Google's AlphaGo Cyber Week in Review: May 25, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Rogue Cyber State? In recent weeks, cybersecurity researchers following the digital breadcr…

May 9, 2018

Play The Immigration Debate The Immigration Debate

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Camille J. Mackler, and Shannon K. O'Neil, with Julia Preston moderating, discuss the immigration debate, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

March 31, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: March 31, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Here we go again. Government access to encrypted data is back in the headlines after last wee…

May 27, 2016

CFR Cyber Net Politics G7 Cyber Week in Review: May 27, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Countries that think alike release joint statement on cyber issues. Leaders of the Group of S…

September 17, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Zimbabwe School Boys An Expensive Lesson In Education

This is a guest post by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, a journalist and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. With an already shaky economy, Zimbabwe’s new education m…

May 29, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Malawi President Negotiating Democracy in Malawi

This is a guest post by Kate Collins, Associate Director, Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, who lived and worked in Malawi in 2012-2013.  Malawi is currently witnessing a political drama …

April 7, 2014

International Organizations
Lessons of the Rwandan Genocide

Coauthored with Patrick McCormick, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Twenty years ago yesterday two surface-to-air missiles ripped into a plane carr…