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August 26, 2019

United States
Election 2020: Bernie Sanders, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-proclaimed democratic socialist gave heavily favored Hillary Clinton a surprisingly tough run f…

Bernie Sanders

September 6, 2018

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.

Boston library

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 …


September 15, 2016

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

March 2, 2015

The Best Histories of the Vietnam War

Next Sunday marks the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first American combat troops in Vietnam. It wasn’t a decision that President Lyndon Johnson had planned on making. True, the previous …

Vietnam War Books

November 5, 2014

United States
Tensions and Stalemate in Israel

Interviewee: Robert M. Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor November 5, 2014 An unusually public rift between…

January 24, 2014

The World Next Week: Previewing Obama’s State of the Union Address

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address. [audio: http://www.cfr.org/content/publications/media/editorial/2014/20140123_TW…

U.S. president Barack Obama delivers his 2013 State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Kevin Lamarque/Courtesy Reuters)