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May 31, 2019

Technology and Innovation
What 5G Means for Energy

This is a guest post by Chris Bronk, assistant professor of computer and information systems and associate director of the Center for Information Security Research and Education at the University of …

China Telecom technicians test an equipment at the 5G network base station near Yellow River in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China May 16, 2019. Picture taken May 16, 2019.

September 4, 2018

India
Background Brief: Meet the U.S.-India “2+2”

The upcoming U.S.-India "2+2" dialogue marks a new configuration for an existing dialogue begun in the Barack Obama administration. Here's how the consultation has evolved.

India's Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) speaks as U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looks on during a joint news conference in New Delhi, India September 26, 2017.

October 11, 2016

Asia
International Day of the Girl Child

Today, October 11, 2016, is the International Day of the Girl Child. The focus of this year’s internationally recognized day is “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls.” The theme r…

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October 28, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from October 21 to October 29, was compil…

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June 7, 2012

Defense and Security
The World Next Week: U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, U.S. House Recess, and Thomas Lubanga

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the upcoming U.S.-India strategic dialogue; the U.S. House breaking for its Flag Day recess; and the International Criminal Court’s (ICC…

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December 23, 2011

India, Pakistan, and Nuclear Confidence Building

Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar shakes hands with her Indian counterpart, Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, before their meeting in New Delhi on July 27, 2011 (B. Mathur/Courtesy Reuters). …

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khar shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Krishna before their meeting in New Delhi on July 27, 2011 (B Mathur/Courtesy Reuters).

May 12, 2010

India
India’s Push on Cybersecurity

After several high-profile attacks (on computers in the Prime Minister’s Office, diplomatic missions in Kabul, Moscow, and Dubai as wells as an artillery brigade, air force base, army technology ins…

June 13, 2010

India
A Step Forward for the U.S. and India

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque It’s been a rough seventeen months for the United States and India. I’ve written about some of the challenges here and here—and talked about them here and h…

A Step Forward for the U.S. and India

July 2, 2009

Financial Markets
"A more balanced economy might allow the world to live with a less perfect financial system"

Mike Dooley and Peter Garber argue (at VoxEU) that the recent crisis has nothing to do with “Bretton Woods 2” -- an international monetary system where reserve growth in the “periphery” financed defi…

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February 10, 2009

Financial Markets
Toxic banks or toxic assets?

Two weeks ago, George Soros memorably framed the core choice the US now faces as a choice between buying toxic assets or taking over toxic banks. “The hard choice facing the Obama administration is …