September 21, 2018Women and Women's Rights
While recurrent armed conflicts, expanded extremist networks, and record levels of displacement remain defining features of global security, standard peacemaking methods continue to overlook a proven…
September 6, 2018Cybersecurity
It is easy to draw analogies between early nuclear scholarship and its cyber counterpart. However, three factors make scholarly research about cyber conflict a significantly more challenging task.
August 22, 2018Digital Policy
You might think that the country with the most internet shutdowns is an authoritarian dictatorship in the mold of Belarus. You would be wrong.
August 14, 2018Global Governance
The following is a guest post by Kyle L. Evanoff, research associate in international economics and U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. A dash of competition could be the secr…
July 24, 2018Germany
It is rare for government officials to openly intervene in the domestic affairs of other democracies. But conventional rules do not apply to President Trump, who inaccurately tweeted about a 10 perce…
July 11, 2018Nigeria
Unable to rely on the state, urban Nigerians are also finding alternative ways to address their grievances. Some are turning to a radio show, “The Bakete Family,” hosted by Ahman Isah and broadcast by Human Rights Radio six days a week from Abuja.
July 9, 2018Uganda
Lately, the news from Uganda has been troubling. Rising crime rates have come to dominate the national narrative, as murders, robberies, and kidnappings have raised alarm among average citizens and elites alike. The realities of the violence, commentaries, and theories have all prompted concerns about an unraveling of the country’s relative stability in the midst of a troubled region.
July 2, 2018China
Coauthored with Ashley Feng, research associate in the international institutions and global governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Given the hype surrounding China’s Belt and Roa…