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September 25, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
New Refugee Ceiling Disproportionately Hurts Female Refugees

The Trump administration announced intentions to lower the refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2019, a change that would disproportionately affect women and children, who represented 72 percent of refugee…

Central American asylum seekers, including a Honduran girl, 2, and her mother, are taken into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.

September 4, 2018

Nuclear Energy
America Risks Missing Out On A Global Nuclear Power Revival

Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial opportunities and national security risks that it presents to the United States.

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December 1, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: December 1, 2017

This week: Three Chinese nationals indicted on hacking charges, a BRICS internet, Germany takes aim at Facebook again, and Timothy Carpenter goes to the Supreme Court. 

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November 18, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: November 18, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Disinformation. Disinformation everywhere. Since Donald Trump’s election, the "fake news" phe…

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September 16, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Cyber Week in Review: September 16, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. There’s a reason we’re told not to poke bears. Hackers posted medical records of several U.S…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Russia Bear

July 19, 2016

A Summer Reading List for the Digitally (or Cyber) Inclined

Summer is a great time to catch up on that massive list of books and articles you have been meaning to read but never quite got around to. Fortunately, Net Politics is here to remind you which books …

Cyber Net Politics CFR Summer Reading

June 27, 2016

United States
Cyber Conflict After Stuxnet

The Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA) recently published Cyber Conflict After Stuxnet: Essays from the Other Bank of the Rubicon. Stuxnet, of course, was the name given to the malware that wa…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Crossing the Rubicon

March 15, 2016

Egypt
Egypt’s Black Market Blues

The Central Bank of Egypt devalued the Egyptian pound by 13 percent, which is a long overdue step, but daily life will get tougher for ordinary Egyptians in the short run.

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December 10, 2015

Politics and Government
Undemocratic Democracies in Rwanda and Central Africa

This is a guest post by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, a journalist and adjunct professor at the Columbia Business School. Just this past month, Rwandan President Paul Kagame followed neighboring rulers in…

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October 20, 2015

You Might Have Missed: Recent Academic Journal Findings III

This is the third blog post in this series. The previous two were published in February and July, and highlight earlier academic findings. Elizabeth N. Saunders, “War and the Inner Circle: Democrat…

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