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February 4, 2019

Election 2020
Meet John Delaney, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Someone had to be first. When it comes to the 2020 presidential campaign, that person is John Delaney. He’s certainly no Johnny-come-lately to the race. He declared his candidacy back on July 28, 201…

John Delaney 2020

June 7, 2018

North Korea
Whether The Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore Succeeds or Fails, North Korean Cyberattacks Likely to Continue

Getting Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons will be hard. Getting him to give up North Korea's formidable offensive cyber capability will be even harder. 

Kim Jong Un Cyber

December 14, 2015

United States
Ten Whats With...Michael Horowitz

Michael C. Horowitz is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House. His research interests include leadership,…

Why Leaders Fight Blog

November 6, 2014

United States
Ten Cold War Films Worth Watching

The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…

Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Spy

July 2, 2014

India
Time to Fold SRAP into the SCA Bureau

Secretary of State John Kerry formally announced today that the special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP), Ambassador Jim Dobbins, would retire from the position at the end of this m…

Afghanistan_SRAP

June 18, 2014

More Books to Read This Summer

Last week, Bob McMahon, Gideon Rose, and I offered up our summer reading suggestions on The World Next Week podcast. India Adams and her colleagues on the CFR Library staff were not to be outdone. Th…

Summer-Reading-Library-Book

July 22, 2014

Politics and Government
Hello, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo: President of Indonesia

Sometimes sure things turn out not to be so sure. Just ask Joko Widodo, who is better known to his fellow Indonesians as “Jokowi.” At the start of 2014 he was expected to win Indonesia’s presidential…

Jokowi-Indonesia-President

January 9, 2014

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Five Policy Issues for 2014

Earlier this week I highlighted five issues that could prove particularly thorny for international economic policymakers this year.  They were: – A further sharp depreciation of the yen, in a scenar…

June 22, 2012

Thailand
Google, Thailand, and the 2012 Transparency Report

As reported on in Siam Voices this week, Google has released its 2012 Transparency Report, which chronicles requests that Google receives, mostly from governments, to block material online. As Lisa G…

Under Thailand’s lèse-majesté law, criticism of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (pictured in Bangkok June 9, 2012) and the royal family is prohibited.

January 27, 2012

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Chinese Drones, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, and Human Rights

Adam Entous, Julian E. Barnes, and Siobhan Gorman, “More Drones, Fewer Troops,” Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2012. The plan, to be unveiled by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday and…

Congolese women