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October 1, 2018

Digital Policy
What to Expect at the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Meeting

From October 29 to November 16, the International Telecommunication Union will hold its quadrennial plenipotentiary meeting in Dubai. Some of the topics up for discussion will prove controversial.

Brazil indigenous cell phone

June 28, 2013

Education
Water Hauling and Girls’ Education

The power of girls’ education in producing economic and social dividends has now been well-documented – indeed, it has come to be seen as one of the most potent vaccines against poverty and disease. …

RTR2EDP3

September 22, 2016

Digital Policy
The Problem With the United Nations Setting Tech Standards for Your Internet Devices

Dominique Lazanski lives and works in London. She has over 16 years of experience working in the Internet industry. She is writing in a personal capacity and her views do not necessarily reflect thos…

CFR Cyber Net Politics WTSA Tunisia

January 16, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Denying Jihadists Safe Haven in Mali

France’s decision to intervene forcefully in Mali is a welcome development in the campaign to eradicate transnational terrorism in Africa. It comes after weeks of diplomatic dithering over how to res…

Militiaman from the Ansar Dine Islamic group sit on a vehicle in Gao in northeastern Mali

May 7, 2012

Defense and Security
Hello, François Hollande: President of France

Streaks are made to be broken. After seventeen years on the outside looking in, a Socialist Party candidate has finally returned to the French presidency. François Hollande defeated Nicolas Sarkozy b…

Hollande-France-President-20120507

May 31, 2011

International Organizations
BRICS, or Straw Men? Why the Next IMF Head Will Be European

France's Finance and Economy Minister Christine Lagarde shakes hands with Brazil's Central Bank President Alexandre Tombini during a meeting in Brasilia on May 30, 2011 (Ueslei Marcelino/ Cou…

BRICS, or Straw Men? Why the Next IMF Head Will Be European

October 29, 2008

Emerging Markets
At this rate the world’s financial architecture will have been remade before November 15th

Today the Federal Reserve indicated that it would swap US dollars for Brazilian real, Korean won, Mexican pesos and Singapore dollars -- effectively allowing a select group of emerging economies to b…