November 30, 2020Cybersecurity
Democracies should ask themselves whether forming yet another elite club of wealthy states represents the best means to counter China’s and fellow authoritarians’ digital rise.
November 10, 2020News Release
“America’s network of international relationships is its foremost strategic asset, even as the agency charged with advancing U.S. interests through diplomacy—the Department of State (DOS)—has fallen …
November 20, 2020Transition 2021
Each Friday, I look at what is happening in President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House. This week: Donald Trump is using all the powers of his presidency and creating a host of problem…
November 19, 2020Nigeria
On October 20, 2020, Nigerians watched in horror on social media as men suspected to be members of the military opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters—a movement responding to a litany of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
November 5, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The United States has long tried to negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but several factors, including deep divisions between and within the parties and declining U.S. interes…
October 19, 2020Election 2020
The 2020 U.S. election is threatened by pandemic-related disruptions as well as long-standing weaknesses that could undermine its legitimacy. How will international election observers judge the proce…
October 19, 2020Cybersecurity
Private sector firms have the ability to leverage their influence on global internet architecture to improve internet security.
October 14, 2020Cybersecurity
Public attribution of cyber intrusions serves different functions in the short, medium, and long-term and and has important implications for policymakers.