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September 18, 2018

United States
The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 71st Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

Air Force Birthday 2018

May 8, 2018

China
Disaggregating the Fall in China's Current Account Surplus Since 2007

China's current account surplus is almost certainly about $100 billion larger than officially reported, and the falling current account surplus masks a persistent manufacturing surplus.

Disaggregating the Fall in China's Current Account Surplus Since 2007

February 9, 2018

United States
The Impact of Tax Arbitrage on the U.S. Balance of Payments

I sat down with the FT's Matt Klein for an Alphachat podcast on the international provisions in the December tax reform.

The Impact of Tax Arbitrage on the U.S. Balance of Payments

September 11, 2017

Privacy
Is the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Back in Business?

The executive branch and Congress have had a love-hate relationship with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. Will a new chairman keep the board relevant?

Security camera at the Capitol

September 13, 2017

India
The Implications of India’s Right to Privacy Decision

Last month, India's Supreme Court affirmed that the country's constitution enshrines a right to privacy. The implications of the decision will reverberate around the world.

Aadhaar

August 2, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Geopolitical Information Blockades: A New Norm?

The information blockade on Qatar is an example of states increasingly using internet access policies as a tool against foreign adversaries—and being more brazen about it than they have in the past. …

A sign indicating a route to Qatar embassy in Bahrain

July 5, 2017

Cybersecurity
Getting Chief Executives to Take Cyber Risks Seriously

CEOs and their boards of directors should pay more attention to the cybersecurity risks that could devastate their business.

Server Farm

April 19, 2017

Digital Policy
The French Court Case That Threatens to Bring the "Right to be Forgotten" Everywhere

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. You can follow her @Interw…

April 3, 2017

Human Rights
Where Speech Goes, Repression Follows: The Global Trend of Criminalizing Online Speech

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Jonathan McCully is Legal …

March 7, 2017

Cybersecurity
South Africa Introduces Revised Cybercrime Legislation, Acknowledging Criticism

Mailyn Fidler is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. You can follow her @mailynfidler.  In February 2017, South Africa introduced a new cybercrime bi…