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April 2, 2012

Egypt’s "Engineer": A Look Under the Hood

My research associate, Alexander Brock, and research intern, Jessica Cusano, have written the below profile of newly nominated Egyptian presidential candidate Khairat al-Shater, affiliated with the M…


December 10, 2018

Transnational Crime
How Does the Business of Cybercrime Work?

The organizational features commonly found in the online criminal underground look a lot like traditional business structures, with organizational heads, line managers, and front-line staff. 


October 10, 2018

Refugees and Displaced Persons
How Does the U.S. Refugee System Work?

The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program’s national security implications.

Syrian refugees who crossed the Evros River wait to be transferred by police to a first reception center in Greece.

August 16, 2017

Radicalization and Extremism
What Is the Far Right’s Threat to National Security?

Armed protests in Charlottesville highlight how the U.S. government has long devoted insufficient resources toward countering domestic far-right movements.

A militia member rallies in Charlottesville.

April 7, 2017

World Health Organization (WHO)
Silent Suffering: Mental Health as a Global Health Priority

Coauthored with Ryan Fedasiuk, intern in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Today is World Health Day. Originally created to mark the…


September 20, 2018

Technology and Innovation
Foreign Affairs September/October Issue Launch: World War Web: The Fight For the Internet's Future

Gideon Rose discusses the September/October 2018 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Michèle Flournoy and Adam Segal.

Play World War Web: The Fight For the Internet's Future

April 9, 2013

Energy and Environment
Is the IMF Fighting for Social Justice in Egypt?

This week a team from the International Monetary Fund is in Cairo yet again, attempting to reach agreement with the Egyptian government on a $4.8 billion loan to plug Egypt’s increasingly serious ext…


February 3, 2012

Good Jobs and Good Works: Time for a New Civilian Conservation Corps

If I had a billion dollars to spend, I can think of no better way to do it than what the Obama administration plans to include in its upcoming budget: a new Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that wil…

Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood, a Civilian Conservation Corps project (Courtesy Oregon State University Archives).

May 31, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Bahrain: Bad to Worse

Not so long ago Bahrain was considered one of the more liberal Arab states. No longer. The situation in Bahrain is deteriorating further, despite occasional government claims that things are stable …

July 11, 2011

Syria Attacks U.S. Embassy; Now What Is Our Response?

In the last few months the Syrian regime has detained, hooded, and "roughed up" an American official who had diplomatic immunity, and spied on Americans and Syrians protesting in the United States ag…