January 14, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s complicated and long-delayed elections ended with a surprise twist. Right now, it appears that Tshisekedi owes his victory to Kabila and the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy. That loss of connective tissue to the citizens of the country distorts accountability in ways unlikely to deliver the relief from predatory governance that the Congolese people crave.
October 23, 2018Human Rights
A UN working group is drafting a new treaty that could make social media companies liable for content hosted on their platforms that infringe international human rights law.
June 12, 2018Palestinian Territories
I’ve written many times about the British royal family’s remarkable record of refusing to make an official visit to Israel while making scores of visits to Arab capitals. That will change in a matter…
March 15, 2017Cybersecurity
This post was co-written with Alex Grigsby, assistant director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program. This morning, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the indictment of four peo…
November 26, 2018Cybersecurity
Contrary to what many assume, a public-private partnership to combat botnets doesn’t have to be initiated or led by the U.S. federal government.