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December 8, 2014

Technology and Innovation
Net Politics Podcast: Fadi Chehadé

I spoke with him about China’s World Internet Conference held on November 19-21, 2014, the state of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) transition, and the new Netmundial Initiative.

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July 12, 2018

Cyber Week in Review: July 13, 2018

This week: the United States indicts GRU officers, Russia's plans on cyber issues for the upcoming UN General Assembly, Twitter disconnects bots, an iOS update that will annoy cops, and a UN panel on…

GRU indictment

April 8, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: April 8, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed. China’s Great Firewall a trade barrier. In its annual report on trade impediments, the U.S. gove…

Great Wall Cyber Net Politics

February 12, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: February 12, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: White House launches cybersecurity plan. President Obama unveiled a Cybersecurity National Ac…

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with members of his national security team and cybersecurity advisors on new actions to enhance the nation’s cybersecurity at the White House, February 9, 2016.  (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

May 22, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: May 22, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: A coalition of activist groups, companies, trade associations, and computer science experts s…

Comey Net Politics Cyber CFR

April 21, 2016

A Discussion on the Future of Entrepreneurship Around the World

Experts discuss the challenges and potential of entrepreneurship around the world.

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December 16, 2014

New Blog, Net Politics, Decodes Internet Governance and Cybersecurity

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched Net Politics, a blog on cybersecurity, Internet governance, digital trade, and privacy. It will provide original insight, highlight notable researc…

January 30, 2015

Weekend Reading: The Failure of January 25, Beirut’s Barbershops, and Zajal In Lebanon

Wael Eskandar argues that the death of Egyptian activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh last week at the hands of security forces represents the complete failure of the January 25 revolution. Fadi Mroue, writin…


April 11, 2014

United States
Voices From the Region: Syria, Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Algeria, and Lebanon

“They call it aid, but I don’t consider it aid…I consider it buying time and giving people the illusion that there is aid when really there is not.” –Brigadier General Asaad al-Zoabi, a Syrian fighte…

People wave banners in a demonstration in Cairo April 10, 2014 (El Ghany/Courtesy Reuters).