January 10, 2019Ethiopia
He recalls the popular challenge now underway against Omar al-Bashir’s rule in Sudan; the deaths of Kofi Annan, the first African secretary General of UN, and Winnie Mandela, a flawed leader of the South African liberation movement; the highly positive emergence of the reform-minded Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian prime minister; and the international attention to Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege, who won a Nobel Peace prize for his work with rape victims.
January 14, 2019United States
The president's push to "build the wall" fails to grasp the role of modern technology in policing U.S. borders.
January 2, 2019Elections and Voting
A look back at election security in 2018.
July 11, 2018Digital Policy
With Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, two recent cases shed light on how Chief Justice John Roberts might decide technology cases if he becomes the court's new swing vote.
June 16, 2017CFR News
David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of the private equity firm the Carlyle Group, has been named chairman of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) effective July 1.
October 23, 2018Human Rights
A UN working group is drafting a new treaty that could make social media companies liable for content hosted on their platforms that infringe international human rights law.
November 26, 2018Cybersecurity
Contrary to what many assume, a public-private partnership to combat botnets doesn’t have to be initiated or led by the U.S. federal government.
January 10, 2019Disasters
Nature and technology pose a worrying array of threats to twenty-first century civilization. These global menaces and the catastrophic risks associated with them are the subject of a new Internationa…