February 21, 2012Politics and Government
A new installment of “Lessons Learned” is now out. This week I discuss the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on February 19, 1942—which set in motion the internme…
July 30, 2014Human Rights
Civil society plays a central role in securing and upholding democratic governance worldwide. However, from Egypt to Russia, authoritarian governments are reverse engineering civil society’s tactics,…
October 16, 2017Cybersecurity
The United States wants to use cyber operations to signal its resolve against North Korea's nuclear program, but it is unclear whether Pyongyang will get the message.
October 25, 2017North Korea
North Korea's activities in cyberspace have drawn a lot of attention but there is little evidence that they are strategically significant.
September 10, 2018Cybersecurity
The White House has reportedly made it easier for U.S. Cyber Command to conduct offensive cyber operations, leading some observers to fret that it will create undue risks of escalation. Those concern…
October 24, 2018Transnational Crime
A growing number of actors have joined the fight against dirty money. The success of global efforts to combat illicit financial flows, however, remains uncertain.