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October 28, 2022

United Kingdom
The Prime Minister’s Inbox: The United Kingdom and the Challenges Ahead

Following the resignation of Liz Truss and selection of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, panelists discuss the economic and political challenges facing the United Kingdom (UK), including calls for a gener…

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November 21, 2017

Russia
Countering Russian Information Operations in the Age of Social Media

Russia's information warfare operations, aimed to weaken adversaries' social cohesion and political systems, are complex and adaptive, but Western governments can take steps to guard against them.

A Russian flag and a 3-D model of the Facebook logo is seen through a cutout of the Twitter logo in this photo illustration taken in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on May 22, 2015.

November 27, 2017

Russia
New Cyber Brief: Countering Russian Information Operations in the Age of Social Media

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program has launched a new Cyber Brief. This one examines ways to counter Russian information operations on social media. The brief was written by Keir Giles, a seni…

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May 1, 2017

Russia
Russia and the West

Two weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted its annual Hauser Symposium. The topic was timely: Russia and the West. The symposium kicked off with a fascinating discussion on the state o…

National flags of Russia and U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow

February 13, 2017

Cybersecurity
The Trump Administration Plays Right into Russia’s Information Warfare Strategy

In discussing what President Trump might do in cybersecurity, an acquaintance sent me a hyperlink to a story supporting his perspective. The link contained an article from RT, formerly known as Russi…

April 13, 2017

Russia
Russia Today

Experts discuss the significant economic, political, demographic, and military trends in Russia today.

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February 13, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ghana: An African Poster-Boy?

This is a guest post by Fr. Giles Conacher, a Benedictine monk based in Ghana.  Ghana is often portrayed as Africa’s answer to sliced bread, a political and economic role model for all of Africa–doe…

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama (L) takes the oath during his inauguration ceremony at the Independence Square in Accra January 7, 2013.

December 19, 2006

United States
Foreign Affairs Again Ranked Most Influential of All Media by U.S. Opinion-Leader Study

Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations since 1922, has again been ranked #1 in influence by U.S. opinion leaders in a recent national study conducted by Erdos & Morgan, the pr…

October 15, 2021

Europe
Brexit: The Future of Northern Ireland and Scotland

Panelists discuss the ongoing challenges in the post-Brexit process, the prospects that Northern Ireland and Scotland could leave the United Kingdom via referendums, and the possible implications for…

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January 5, 2005

Capital Flows
Competitve compassion: the coming development debate

Act one: Tsunami. A few well-timed comments on stinginess produced an outpouring of aid.Act two: The UK plans a "development" G-8 summit. The summit won’t happen for a while, but the real negotiati…