September 4, 2019Terrorism and Counterterrorism
West Africa is facing a growing threat from Islamist extremist groups. Many of these groups originated in Mali but have since spilled over its borders, with jihadis establishing themselves in the north and east of Burkina Faso. The country has become a desirable haven for many groups because of the security vacuum that has defined the country following the deposition of longtime strongman Blaise Compaore.
July 15, 2019Cybersecurity
5G networks could revolutionize the digital economy, but with this opportunity come major cybersecurity challenges. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief provides recommendations for policym…
March 27, 2019Russia
Adam B. Ellick, director and executive producer of opinion video at the New York Times, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his series of documentary shorts, Operation InfeKtion, about Russian…
August 27, 2019North Korea
Summer 2019 has been a watershed moment for trends that threaten to compromise South Korea’s position in Northeast Asia.