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July 23, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Alex Perry on Nigeria’s Boko Haram

With its violence, its ritualized executions, its mixture of the utterly archaic with AK-47s and YouTube videos, its behavior modeling based on a nineteenth century interpretation of an obscure medie…

The Hunt for Boko Haram: Investigating the Terror Tearing Nigeria Apart, by Alex Perry

April 23, 2018

Cybersecurity
New Entries in the CFR Cyber Operations Tracker: Q1 2018

An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period of January 1 to March 31, 2018.

Cyber Tracker

January 18, 2019

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: January 18, 2019

This week: India confronts the 'panopticon'; Apple's CEO calls for federal privacy legislation, and the Huawei saga continues. 

Huawei's Ren Zhengwei

January 16, 2019

Somalia
Al-Shabab

Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a long-running African Union offensive against the Islamist group. 

Al-Shabab in Somalia

November 7, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Operations Tracker

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy program’s cyber operations tracker is a database of the publicly known state-sponsored incidents that have occurred since 2005. Know of an incident not listed in the…

Cyber Operations Tracker

November 15, 2018

Russia
The United Nations Doubles Its Workload on Cyber Norms, and Not Everyone Is Pleased

Russia and the United States proposed two competing resolutions, possibly expecting one to prevail over the other. Instead, the General Assembly approved both. 

Vote UN

March 9, 2015

Cybersecurity
CSI: Cyber Is More Cyber Hype We Don’t Need

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In case you missed it, the premiere of CSI: Cyber aired last Thursday. I’ve …

Patricia Arquette Cyber CSI CFR Net Politics

February 24, 2015

Cybersecurity
A Red Cross for Cyberspace Is a Novel Idea, but Would it Work?

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Tim Maurer and Duncan Hollis from the New America Foundation published a pie…

Red Cross CFR Cyber Net Politics

January 28, 2015

China
Will China and Russia’s Updated Code of Conduct Get More Traction in a Post-Snowden Era?

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. A little over two weeks ago, Xinhua, China’s state-run news site, reported t…

Code of Conduct Information Security Cyber CFR Net Politics