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October 18, 2021

Why Indonesia’s Youth Hold the Key to its Tech Sector Progress

As our recent report from Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) outlines, Indonesia’s government is seeking to leverage AI to build a stronger economy and a more technologically resilient society. As the second Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nation to publish a national AI strategy, Indonesia is pushing for rapid and comprehensive AI integration in both its public and private sectors, particularly in health services, education and research, and transportation.

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September 19, 2013

Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Head to Washington

One of the potentially biggest economic initiatives for Obama’s second term is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Started some seven years ago by four Pacific nations—Brunei Darussalam, Chile, New …


October 6, 2015

Where’s India on the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

The United States and eleven other countries have concluded negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade pact that will cover 40 percent of global trade spanning Asia and the Pacific …

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April 22, 2014

Obama's Critical Moment on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

What does President Obama actually want from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), his administration’s signature trade negotiation with 11 Asia-Pacific countries? During his visit to four countries i…

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks to U.S. President Barack Obama during the opening session of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague March 24, 2014 (Yves Herman/Courtesy Reuters).

May 26, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Impact on Global Health

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a regional trade and investm…

An aerial banner reading "Doctors to Obama: Keep #TPP Away from Our Medicines!" flies above New York in January 2015. The banner was sponsored by the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders, which has argued that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could restrict access to affordable generic medicines in developing countries.

March 25, 2005

Trans-Pacific Real Estate Bubbles

If you think that speculation on real estate has replaced the stock market as the US national pastime, try visiting China.I expected Beijing to be one large construction sites, and was not disappoint…

December 24, 2015

The Top Five Cyber Policy Developments of 2015: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Over the next few days, Net Politics will countdown the top five developments in cyber policy of 2015. Each policy event will have its own post, explaining what happened, what it all means, and its i…

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July 26, 2013

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You Might Have Missed: CIA in Pakistan, Syria, Special Ops in Trans-Sahara

Kathy Gannon and Sebastian Abbot, Criticism Alters US Drone Program in Pakistan, ABC News, July 25, 2013. The CIA has been instructed to be more cautious with its attacks, limiting them to high-valu…

May 30, 2013

The World Next Week: The Senate Debates Immigration, Cubans Get the Internet, and the Shangri-la Security Summit Begins

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the Senate immigration bill, Cuba’s new Internet policies, and the Asia Security Summit. [audio: http://www.cfr.org/content/publication…

The U.S. Senate's "gang of eight" briefs the press on immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington (Jason Reed/Courtesy Reuters).

February 13, 2014

The World Next Week: President Obama Attends the North American Leaders Summit, Iran Nuclear Negotiations Resume, and Kosovo Marks the Sixth Anniversary of Its Independence

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed President Obama’s trip to the North American Leaders’ Summit in Toluca, Mexico, the continuing negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, a…

U.S. president Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto shake hands in Mexico City in May 2013. (Mexico Presidency Handout/Courtesy Reuters)