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January 13, 2020

Cybersecurity
A New UN Cybercrime Treaty? The Way Forward for Supporters of an Open, Free, and Secure Internet

Last month, a Russian-led resolution on cybercrime that could pose challenges for countries that support a free and open model for the internet passed in the United Nations.

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during the reception to mark the Day of the Heroes, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia

October 8, 2018

India
Review: America’s Deep History With South Asia

Srinath Raghavan's history of U.S. involvement in South Asia—primarily India, Pakistan and Afghanistan—provides a rich backdrop of lessons for today’s U.S. policymakers as they consider dilemmas in t…

A U.S. Marine(C) talks with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers during a training in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

October 30, 2017

China
The Four Traps China May Fall Into

One dominant theme of President Xi Jinping’s political report at the 19th Party Congress is China’s national rejuvenation. China was described as a “great power” or a “strong power” 26 times in his s…

Former Chinese president Hu Jintao, Chinese President Xi Jinping and former Chinese president Jiang Zemin raise their hands as they take a vote at the closing session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, China.

March 9, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Madueke Trial to Begin in June

Former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Allison Madueke will be tried for money laundering in the United Kingdom in June. For many observers,  Maduekwe is the face of high-level corru…

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January 6, 2017

Asia
Women Around the World: Year in Review

Welcome to a special edition of “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, highlighting 2016’s most sign…

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November 22, 2016

Development
U.S. House of Representatives: Women’s Participation in Peace and Security is Critical

The U.S. House of Representatives just signaled its commitment to women and girls globally. It took a historic step last week by passing the Women, Peace, and Security Act (H.R. 5332), which pledges …

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March 11, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa Unlikely to Join Nigeria in Fight Against Boko Haram

Following a press briefing by Nigerian Defense Minister Mansur Dan-Ali, Nigerian media are saying that South Africa is joining the fight against Boko Haram, the radical jihadist movement that has kil…

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April 1, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Women’s Participation Saves Lives, Says Congressional Hearing

“Simply put, when women are at the negotiating table, success is more likely,” said Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), opening last week’s rare full congres…

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January 13, 2016

Human Rights
“Closing that Internet Up”: The Rise of Cyber Repression

Brandon Valeriano is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, and author of Cyber War versus Cyber Realities on Oxford University Press. Allison Pytlak is a policy and advocacy specialist at C…

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