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August 1, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
Wittes: U.S. Assuring Arab States It Will Remain a Force in Mideast Post-Iraq

Tamara Cofman Wittes, an expert on Middle East politics, says the current unprecedented trip by Secretary of State Rice and Secretary of Defense Gates to the Middle East is meant to assure moderate A…

April 10, 2012

International Organizations
Continuing Impasse in Syria

The UN deadline has passed for what is likely a failed cease-fire in Syria. Expert Tamara Cofman Wittes says the Assad regime is only engaging diplomatically to buy time, and more international pre…

April 17, 2008

Saudi Arabia
Economic and Political Development Trip Report

Overview In February, Tamara Cofman Wittes and Isobel Coleman met with business leaders, academics, journalists, and civic activists in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Among Wittes and Coleman's …

January 17, 2013

Human Rights
Freedom in the World 2013

Arch Puddington presents Freedom House’s "Freedom in the World 2013" report, followed by a discussion between Tamara Wittes and Larry Diamond. They discuss the text of the report, as well as the diff…

November 17, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Restoring the Balance

Read an excerpt of Restoring the Balance. The next U.S. president will need to pursue a new strategic framework for advancing American interests in the Middle East. The mounting challenges include…

August 22, 2016

Cybersecurity
cyber net politics terrorism cybersecurity online internet israel Israel’s New Counter-Terrorism Law and Terrorism in Cyberspace

The Israeli parliament adopted a new counter-terrorism law on June 15, 2016. According to the Ministry of Justice’s summary, the legislation will provide “law enforcement authorities with more effect…

August 12, 2016

India
"The Eye was rimmed with fire, but was itself glazed, yellow as a cat’s, watchful and intent, and the black slit of its pupil opened on a pit, a window into nothing." (Image source: The Fellowship of the Ring) Cyber Week in Review: August 12, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. New advanced malware platform found in the wild. Computer security researchers announced the …

March 25, 2016

Iran Hackers Cyber Net Politics CFR Cyber Week in Review: March 25, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed. 1. I accuse you, you, and you! The Department of Justice (DOJ) had a busy week, indicting Irania…

February 18, 2016

Cybersecurity
Apple CFR Cyber Net Politics Back Doors Encryption Reactions to the Apple-FBI Clash in the San Bernardino Case

Much has been written in the past forty-eight hours on Apple’s refusal to comply with a federal order to assist the FBI access the encrypted contents on a iPhone 5C owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, one o…

January 15, 2016

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Cyber Net Politics Ukraine CFR Cyber Week in Review: January 15, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. It’s confirmed! There was a cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid. Security researchers have co…