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September 6, 2018

Cybersecurity
Why Cyber Conflict as an Academic Discipline Struggles to Make Its Mark in Political Science

It is easy to draw analogies between early nuclear scholarship and its cyber counterpart. However, three factors make scholarly research about cyber conflict a significantly more challenging task.

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August 15, 2012

Defense and Security
Paul Ryan Likes Bernard Lewis and Free Trade

CNN’s Jamie Crawford has a nice piece summarizing Paul Ryan’s foreign policy views. Besides offering a sense of some of the countries the GOP vice presidential nominee has visited in recent years, th…

Paul Ryan addresses supporters at a rally in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus/courtesy Reuters)

October 9, 2017

Cybersecurity
On Corporate Data Breaches, Blame the Victim

Victim-blaming should rightfully be frowned upon, except when it comes to data breaches in corporate America.

Richard Smith Equifax

January 17, 2017

International Organizations
Global Agenda: The Roots of Trump’s Trade Rage

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …

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January 21, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
CFR Interview: “Will Tunisia Inspire More Popular Uprisings?”

The CFR web site contains an interview of me yesterday by CFR’s Bernard Gwertzman on the impact on the broader Middle East and North Africa of the political changes that continue to unfold in Tunisia…

November 7, 2007

Immigration and Migration
CFR interview on Mexico's Merida Initiative

Here is a recent interview I conducted with Bernard Gwertzman at the Council on Foreign Relations: Interview November 6, 2007

September 15, 2016

France
Shouting at Americans: A Peek Into French Signals Intelligence

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.  Something remarkable happened a few months ago. Bernard Barbier, the form…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

July 22, 2015

United States
Guest Post: Endgame in Colombia - The Need for a Bilateral Ceasefire

Patrick Romano is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s unrelenting opposition to negotiating a bilateral ceasef…

Colombia Santos and Def Min

June 22, 2015

United States
Michael Oren’s Myths

Israel’s former ambassador to the United States, Michael B. Oren, has been all over the papers, online magazines, and blogs in the last week. He has had opeds in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles …

Israeli schoolchildren hold the Israeli and American flags during a rehearsal for Obama's visit at Peres' residence tomorrow, in Jerusalem

March 20, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: March 20, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: The French government proposed a new law that would require all internet service providers (I…

CFR Cyber Manuel Valls Net Politics