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August 20, 2018

Cybersecurity
New Entries in the CFR Cyber Operations Tracker: Q2 2018

An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between April and July 2018.

Cyber Operations Tracker

May 16, 2017

China
China’s Soft Power Offensive, One Belt One Road, and the Limitations of Beijing’s Soft Power

This is the first part in a series on China's attempts to bolster its soft power and its prospects for success. In recent years, China has stepped up its soft power offensive in South Asia, Southe…

President Xi Jinping unveils a plaque during a Confucius Institute event in London.

May 12, 2017

South Korea
Moon's Win, IS in the Philippines, Taiwan at WHA, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. New president, new approach? Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s new president, has pledged to p…

Moon-win-parade

April 21, 2017

China
Chinese Cinema’s Absent Allure

Larry Hong is an intern in the Asia program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior at Columbia University. This is the second post in his three-part series on the relationship between Holly…

Feng-Xiaogang-award

December 2, 2016

China
Bird Flu, North Korean Coal Crunch, and More

Rachel Brown, Erik Crouch, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Bird flu outbreak puts Asian nations on high alert. A newly identified spate…

bird-flu-south-korea

June 8, 2012

Trade
The North American Market: A Competitive Edge That Shouldn't Be Squandered

If there’s a golden rule for economic competitiveness, it's this: “Always exploit your advantages.” Yet for more than a decade, the United States has systematically undermined one of its biggest – ou…

A truck makes its way through the Advanced Spectroscopic Portal nuclear material detector at the New York Container Terminal in April 2007 (Shannon Stapleton/Courtesy Reuters).

April 12, 2016

International Organizations
Surface Tension: Chinese Aggression Roils Southeast Asian Waters

In telling the Group of Seven (G7) yesterday to butt out of its controversial maritime claims in East Asia, China has doubled down on an historic strategic blunder. Beijing’s belligerence in the Sout…

Filipino activists protest Chinese reclamation in the South China Sea outside the Chinese embassy in Manila on April 17, 2015.

November 4, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya’s Silicon Savannah Spurs Tech in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is a guest post by Aubrey Hruby and Jake Bright. They are the authors of The Next Africa: An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse. The role of technology in sub-Saharan Africa is grow…

IT Africa

May 8, 2015

Yemen
Nine Months of Coalition Air Strikes Against the Islamic State

Today marks the nine month anniversary since the start of the U.S.-led air campaign, later named Operation Inherent Resolve, against the self-declared Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. The air wa…

Jordan Jet to ISIS