November 14, 2005Elections and Voting
Henry Siegman, director of the Council’s U.S./Middle East Project, says the election of Amir Peretz as the new head of Israel’s Labor Party, is “potentially very significant” for Israeli politics. N…
July 30, 2018Energy and Climate Policy
This blog post is adapted from a new discussion paper from the Energy Security and Climate Change Program: “Applying Blockchain Technology to the Electric Power Sector.”
July 23, 2018Cybersecurity
In this edition: internet shutdowns, cyber wargames, and defending democracies from disinformation campaigns.
July 2, 2018Southeast Asia
In early May, Malaysia was stunned by the victory, in national elections, of the opposition coalition, led by Mahathir Mohamad and essentially (from jail), longtime opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. A…
September 24, 2018China
China still manages its currency. That’s hardly a shocking statement, I know. But I don’t fully subscribe to the view that China’s depreciation in the summer was simply a market move, given the dolla…
May 4, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Foreign ISIS wives still in Syria live in dust-coated tents, or sometimes in prison rooms, alongside their children, inhabiting a legal purgatory until one authority or another figures out what to do…
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
September 13, 2018Digital Policy
More than ninety countries are discussing the future of online trade and it's getting scant attention.