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January 13, 2017

China
Chinese Carrier in the Strait, Philippine Birth Control, $100 Billion SoftBank Fund, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lorand Laskai, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. China’s aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait. Early Wednesday morn…

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January 6, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: January 6, 2017

Happy New Year! Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Reactions to the Russian sanctions. Over the holidays, the Obama administrati…

December 26, 2016

Politics and Government
Year in Review: Militaries Got More Cyber in 2016

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.  This year marked a turning point in military uses of cyberspace. For the fi…

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December 21, 2016

Cybersecurity
Takeaways From a Trip to the National Security Agency

A few weeks ago, I was part of a "National Thought Leaders" visit to the National Security Agency. Famously secretive and opaque (see, No Such Agency), the NSA started conducting this type of outreac…

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December 14, 2016

Cybersecurity
Oft-Neglected Cost Drivers of Cyber Weapons

Dr. Herb Lin is senior research scholar for cyber policy and security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and research fellow at the Hoover Institution, both at Stanford Universi…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

July 17, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
A Conversation With Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister Zarif discusses current developments in the Middle East.

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February 1, 2016

Global
Stanley Fischer on U.S. Monetary Policy

Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.

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December 14, 2015

United States
A Conversation With Tim Kaine

Tim Kaine discusses U.S. leadership and involvement in the Middle East, provides his view on the need for Congress to authorize military action against the Islamic State, and addresses U.S. policy op…

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September 28, 2015

Cybersecurity
Attribution, Proxies, and U.S.-China Cybersecurity Agreement

In evaluating the cybersecurity agreement the United States and China announced on Friday, we can ask ourselves three questions: did Beijing accept there should be a norm against the cyber-enabled th…

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September 25, 2015

Iraq
Assessing Iraq's Regional Foreign and Security Policy

Ibrahim al-Alshaiqer al-Jaafari discusses Iraqi regional relations and global affairs.

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