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September 23, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: September 23, 2022

Iran restricts internet access; Uber breached by Lapsu$; U.S. begins distributing $1 billion in cybersecurity grants; Chinese authorities launch corruption investigation; CAC may be amended.

Protestors in Iran stand behind a burning gate.

August 4, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: August 4, 2022

Pelosi visits Taiwan; Facebook allows spread of misinformation in Kenya; Probe into police use of Pegasus ends; Hackers steal $190 million in cryptocurrency; U.S. and Ukraine announces greater cybers…

Nancy Pelosi stands in front of a U.S. House of Representatives flag with her hand raised to the level of her chest.

July 27, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: July 22, 2022

Tech companies accused of allowing Russian propaganda; Alibaba executives called in for questioning; DHS accused of misusing location data; House passes NDAA; China accused of hacking Belgian Ministr…

Jack Ma raises his finger and looks away from the camera in front of a blue background.

July 7, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: July 7, 2022

Chinese police files offered for sale; Canadian police detail spyware use; U.S. reveals new quantum-proof algorithms; EU passes new technology regulations; U.S. seeks to stop sale of equipment to Chi…

Ursula von der Leyen stands in front of a European Union flag, with two microphones in front of her.

May 27, 2022

International Law
The United States and the International Justice Enterprise

The United States has been all but a willing and eager participant in the modern transnational justice project. As atrocities mount in Ukraine, a bipartisan cohort of senators thinks there is a chanc…

The Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, signed in 1864, is pictured at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva July 31, 2009. This Convention lays down the bases of international humanitarian laws and is at the origin of the present Geneva Conventions signed on August 12 1949. The Geneva Conventions have been acceded to by 194 States and enjoy universal acceptance.

May 10, 2022

Nigeria
The Nigerian State Is the Greatest Threat to Nigerian Democracy

As the race for the Nigerian presidency takes shape, the fate of Nigeria itself hangs in the balance.

Nigerian President Buhari wearing a traditional purple gown gesturing with his right arm surrounded by people.

April 29, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: April 29, 2022

Musk buys Twitter; EU nears passage of Digital Services Act; Chinese chipmaker may have breached U.S. export controls; North Korea hacks journalists; Biden calls for new internet rules.

Elon Musks gestures in front of a blue curtain.

April 18, 2022

Nigeria
State Pardon for Former Governors Puts Nigeria’s Anticorruption Drive in Jeopardy

The unexpected pardon last week of two leading politicians convicted earlier on charges of corruption has brought renewed focus on Nigeria’s flailing anticorruption drive. Following a meeting of the country’s Council of State, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, governors respectively of the central and northeastern states of Plateau and Taraba from 1997 to 2007 were pardoned along with 157 other convicts.

Military personnel walks in front of a sign that reads "corruption kills."

March 25, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: March 25, 2022

Mossad chief targeted by hackers; U.S. and U.K. warn of potential Russian cyberattacks; FBI report shows rise in cybercrime; Chinese report claims to identify NSA tool set; EU set to pass digital com…

Thierry Breton speaks at a podium in front of an EU flag.

March 24, 2022

Cybersecurity
Tracking Cyber Operations and Actors in the Russia-Ukraine War

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been characterized by a relative lack of major cyber operations. This article provides an accounting of those which have taken place.

Ukrainian airborne troops stand in formation during drills in November 2021.