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 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.
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 6, 2018Trade
“Tariffs are working far better than anyone ever anticipated,” President Trump tweeted on August 4. “China market has dropped 27% in last 4 months.” The president’s numbers are off—China’s sto…
September 13, 2018Turkey
Turkey is in a bit of financial trouble. It isn’t clear that today's rate hike on its own will be enough. The rate hike will make the lira a bit more attractive to foreign investors (and will raise t…