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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

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…

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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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).