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November 12, 2018

Cybersecurity
The State of the Field of Cyber Conflict

Compared to the rise of air and nuclear power, for example, research into cyber has yet to identify “settled truths.”

Le penseur at Columbia University

October 18, 2018

Cybersecurity
Understanding the Proliferation of Cyber Capabilities

What explains the proliferation of cyber capabilities?

CCDCOE

September 18, 2018

Cybersecurity
Cyber Conflict as an Academic Discipline: It’s Not All Doom-and-Gloom

Although there are challenges facing the study of cyber conflict, they are not insurmountable. 

studying

September 6, 2018

Cybersecurity
Why Cyber Conflict as an Academic Discipline Struggles to Make Its Mark in Political Science

It is easy to draw analogies between early nuclear scholarship and its cyber counterpart. However, three factors make scholarly research about cyber conflict a significantly more challenging task.

Boston library

July 12, 2017

Russia
Is the Strategic Corporal on Your Twitter Feed?

Understanding the levels of conflict—strategy, operations, and tactics—can help policymakers mitigate the effectiveness of a disinformation campaign. Russia's operation against the 2016 U.S. election…

Twitter Russia

June 23, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
You Might Have Missed: Academic Journals VI

This is the sixth blog post in this series. The previous five were published in February, July, and October 2015, and January and May 2016, and highlight earlier academic findings. This post was coau…

woman looks into a book

December 5, 2011

Economics
Explaining Violence in Mexico

Soldiers stand guard in their military vehicle outside a clandestine drug processing laboratory discovered in Zapotlanejo (Courtesy Reuters). There are many theories out  there about why we have see…

Explaining Violence in Mexico

December 21, 2015

Human Rights
Assessing Fifteen Years of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests. This ar…

United-Nations-Security-Council-Malala

December 6, 2013

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of December 6, 2013

Darcie Draudt, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. White House declares China’s East China Sea air defense zone (ADIZ) “unacceptable.” The White House calle…

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 4, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Courtesy Reuters)

March 8, 2012

Cuba
Addressing the Risk of a Cuban Oil Spill

Is oil drilling in Cuban waters safe? Or might a “Cuban oil crisis” be upon us? And is the United States prepared for the possibility of a major spill just sixty miles from the Florida keys? They’re…