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February 2, 2017

United States
Dark Matter. Soon To Be Revealed?

The debate around the House Republicans’ proposal for a border adjusted (destination-based cash flow) tax will, I think, force an important debate about the impact of corporate tax strategies on glob…

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November 15, 2016

China
China, Manipulation, Day One, the 1988 Trade Act, and the Bennet Amendment

President-elect Trump has said that he plans to declare China a currency manipulator on day one. I am among those who think this is a bad idea. This isn’t the right time to signal that China’s lon…

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July 1, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Happy Fourth of July

Monday is the Fourth of July. It’s the nation’s 240th birthday. Campaign 2016 has clearly enflamed divisions here at home. So here’s to hoping that the next few days provide an occasion to remember w…

May 20, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: It’s the Economy, Stupid

A Gallup poll out this week found that the economy remains the country’s top concern. Eighteen percent of Americans flag the “economy in general” as the most important problem facing the nation, whil…

A flag flies in front of the blast furnaces at the now-closed Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

March 9, 2016

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Send in the Malware: U.S. Cyber Command Attacks the Islamic State

At the end of February, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told a House subcommittee that U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) is conducting offensive operations against the Islamic State. This statement we…

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March 1, 2016

Digital Policy
The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Is a Victory for Common Sense and Transatlantic Good Will

Alan Charles Raul is a partner in the Privacy, Data Security and Information Law practice of Sidley Austin LLP.  You can follow his group at datamatters.sidley.com. When the Court of Justice of th…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

January 8, 2016

Cuba
Obama and Cuba: Ideology Over National Security

In previous posts I’ve argued that President Obama’s "opening to Cuba" gave the Castro brothers everything they wanted and got nothing for the United States--or for Cubans struggling peacefully for h…

December 7, 2015

Book Review: Red Team by Micah Zenko

As the details of the hacking of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) became public in 2014 and 2015, the refrain from the press, Congress, and the general public was: how could this happen?…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Red Team

October 9, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: October 9, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: The European Court of Justice invalidated the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor agreement regulating the fl…

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October 8, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
The U.S. Government Largely Has Itself to Blame for the EU Court’s Safe Harbor Decision

Alan Charles Raul is a partner in the Privacy, Data Security and Information Law practice of Sidley Austin LLP.  You can follow his group at datamatters.sidley.com. In a decision Tuesday that was as…

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