October 31, 2018Russia
Although anonymity is generally prized for successful cyber operations, it might not be ideal in all cases, especially if the United States wants to deter an Russia spreading disinformation.
October 24, 2018Transnational Crime
A growing number of actors have joined the fight against dirty money. The success of global efforts to combat illicit financial flows, however, remains uncertain.
August 28, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
After being away from Washington for a year, CFR's Michael P. Dempsey shares his reflections about the state of U.S. national security and highlights emerging trends and hotspots.
October 8, 2018United States
There seems to be a general consensus that the White House's new cyber strategy is a continuation of existing policy. However, the us-versus-them approach the strategy takes could pose a problem.
September 19, 2018Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue (nicknamed Teodorin), vice president of Equatorial Guinea, son of his country’s president, and heir apparent to that office, made headlines this week. According to media reports, authorities in Brazil seized some $16 million in cash and high-end watches from his delegation, where he had reportedly traveled for medical treatment. Brazilian law limits the amount of cash visitors can bring into the country to $2,400.
September 14, 2018Renewable Energy
Today is my last day at CFR. I’m joining ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy firm, as their CTO. I’m excited for a new adventure but sad to leave the Council, which has given me support and…
July 11, 2018Syrian Civil War
CPA interviews CFR's Michael P. Dempsey about the conflicts he is most concerned about, the state of the U.S. counterterrorism campaign, and the most important things policymakers should consider bef…