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December 17, 2018

China
Exporting Repression? China's Artificial Intelligence Push into Africa

China's increasing investments in AI across the African continent, especially in countries with poor human rights record, should be treated with caution.

China Facial Recognition

August 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Codel to West Africa

With the exception of U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Halley, the Trump administration has shown little interest in Africa. It has been very slow to make Africa-related appointments: there is still n…

Senator-Coons-West-Africa-CODEL

August 10, 2017

Pakistan
Weak Link in Afghanistan Strategy: Pakistan, Still Not Serious About Terrorism

Nearly sixteen long years on, the United States still struggles with how to devise a strategy for success in Afghanistan. The Donald J. Trump administration’s ongoing strategic review, according to p…

Saifullah Khalid (2nd L), president of the Milli Muslim League political party, holds a party flag with others during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, August 7, 2017. Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

June 5, 2015

Conflict Prevention
You Might Have Missed: Airpower in Iraq, Sanctions Effectiveness, and Military Intervention

Department of Defense, Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, Combined Forces Air Component commander (CFACC) press briefing, June 5, 2015. About the only thing airpower doesn’t do is take, hold, and gover…

February 19, 2015

Cybersecurity
Guest Post: The White House Cyber Summit Was Great, But Questions Remain

Matthew H. Fleming is a Fellow with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, a federally funded research and development center serving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and an a…

POTUS Stanford CFR Cyber Net Politics

February 13, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: February 13, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, announced…

Lisa Monaco CFR Cyber Net Politics

January 23, 2015

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: ISIS, Defense Contractors, and Yemen

Tim Starks, “Congress on Yemen,” Roll Call, January 22, 2015. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC):  ISIL is a bigger threat to us than anything I can think of right now. (3PA: The Islamic State of Iraq and …

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January 13, 2015

Military Operations
Guest Post: Obama’s Legacy-Troop Reductions or Drone Strikes?

Amelia M. Wolf is a research associate in the Center for Preventive Action and the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In its latest edition…

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November 5, 2014

India
What a Republican-Controlled Senate Means for India

With the midterm elections in the United States decisively giving the Republican Party control of the Senate, and a stronger showing in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, speculation…

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October 11, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Special Operations Raids, European Drones, and CIA Detentions

Hearing to consider the nominations of Mr. Michael D. Lumpkin, Honorable Jamie M. Morin, and Honorable Jo Ann Rooney, U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, October 10, 2013. Lumpkin: We’re not go…

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