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March 10, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Live Now: A Conversation with Giovanni Buttarelli

The Council on Foreign Relations is hosting a conversation with Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Union’s newly-appointed data protection supervisor. Mr. Buttarelli will discuss his strategic plan fo…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Giovanni Buttarelli

March 1, 2018

Ukraine
Cyber Week in Review: March 1, 2019

This week: election meddling in Ukraine; Cyber Command sends a signal; and Brexit has a data problem. 

A man stands in front of pre-election posters of opposition politician Yulia Tymoshenko and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev, Ukraine February 20, 2019. Posters read: "New course of Ukraine. The changes that we are waiting for." and "There are a lot of candidates - there is only one President."

April 23, 2015

United States
Warren Weinstein, R.I.P.

Today President Obama announced that the American hostage Warren Weinstein had been killed by an American drone strike last January, presumably in Pakistan. Here is part of the White House statement…

May 16, 2012

Education
Business, Immigration, and Political Dysfunction

I had not intended it this way, but this will be my second item in just a week on political dysfunction in Washington. I participated yesterday in a superb forum on the prospects for immigration ref…

CFR's Edward Alden, former Senator Chuck Hagel, and UNITE HERE President John Wilhelm speak at the Hamilton Project event "U.S. Immigration Policy: The Border Between Reform and the Economy" at the Brookings Institution on May 15, 2012. (Paul Morigi/Paul Morigi Photography)

June 3, 2016

Digital Policy
Cyber Week in Review: June 3, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Safe Harbor successor unable to make it safely into harbor. The prospect of Privacy Shield wi…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Giovanni Buttarelli

April 27, 2015

United States
Obama’s Drone Strikes Reforms Don’t Apply to 46 Percent

Today, Adam Entous reported the latest confirmation about what informed citizens already knew: the White House’s purported policy guidance for U.S. lethal counterterrorism strikes issued on May 23, 2…

Predator Drone Jan 2015

July 26, 2006

Emerging Markets
Is Saudi Arabia the new IMF?

Last week I was beginning to think the IMF might be back in business.   A couple of press reports hinted that Lebanon’s central bank was facing real pressure.    Folks fleeing the country wanted doll…