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December 21, 2020

Cybersecurity
Assessing President Trump’s Legacy of Cyber Confusion

The Trump administration leaves a legacy of confusion over cybersecurity issues with few positives.

U.S. President Trump stands onto the field at Michie Stadium ahead of the annual Army-Navy collegiate football game.

February 24, 2022

Kazakhstan
The Consequences of Internet Shutdowns in Kazakhstan

Despite high costs, both economically and socially, internet shutdowns will remain a tool for authoritarian leaders. Kazakhstan has long manipulated the internet to stifle dissent.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of Kazakhstan, stands at a podium during a televised address.

November 12, 2020

Cybersecurity
Widening the Aperture on the Study of Internet Control

Internet control is more than just an authoritarian problem. It invades the openness of democratic societies as well.

A man takes a selfie during a live screening of a ceremony by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

July 20, 2020

Cybersecurity
The Failure of Academic Progress in Cybersecurity

Academic progress in cybersecurity studies from a social sciences perspective has been slow. In order to develop as a field, it needs a methodological framework, more developed theories, and collabor…

Stanford University students.

April 5, 2022

Energy and Climate Policy
Russia and the Future of U.S. Energy

Amy Myers Jaffe, research professor and managing director of the Climate Policy Lab at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, discusses economic sanctions on Russia and their implications for U.S…

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June 8, 2017

Vietnam
Frustrated with the Philippines, Vietnam Resorts to Cyber Espionage

Miguel Gomez is a senior researcher at the Center for Security Studies and Brandon Valeriano is a reader at Cardiff University, the Donald Bren Chair of Armed Politics at the Marine Corps University,…

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte (L) shakes hands with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as they meet at Phuc's Cabinet Office in Hanoi on September 29, 2016

October 25, 2017

North Korea
North Korea’s Offensive Cyber Program Might Be Good, But Is it Effective?

North Korea's activities in cyberspace have drawn a lot of attention but there is little evidence that they are strategically significant.

Kim Jong un computer

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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December 19, 2016

Cybersecurity
How to Think About a State’s Cyber Capabilities

Tony Craig is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University. Brandon Valeriano is a Reader at Cardiff University, the Donald Bren Chair of Armed Poli…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

December 18, 2017

Cybersecurity
Reasoning by Analogy in Cyberspace: Deadly Balloons and Avoiding Digital Doom

How the regulation of early balloon warfare can inform current debates about regulating cyber conflict.

Balloon warfare