September 19, 2019Technology and Innovation
This post is based on some of the findings of the CFR-sponsored task force, Innovation and National Security: Keeping Our Edge, which was released September 18, 2019. The United States has led th…
September 18, 2019Technology and Innovation
The United States has led the world in innovation, but China is closing the gap. A CFR Task Force says that the United States needs an ambitious plan of public and private investment in science and t…
September 4, 2019Terrorism and Counterterrorism
West Africa is facing a growing threat from Islamist extremist groups. Many of these groups originated in Mali but have since spilled over its borders, with jihadis establishing themselves in the north and east of Burkina Faso. The country has become a desirable haven for many groups because of the security vacuum that has defined the country following the deposition of longtime strongman Blaise Compaore.
August 27, 2019North Korea
Summer 2019 has been a watershed moment for trends that threaten to compromise South Korea’s position in Northeast Asia.