January 13, 2020Cybersecurity
Last month, a Russian-led resolution on cybercrime that could pose challenges for countries that support a free and open model for the internet passed in the United Nations.
November 19, 2019Cybersecurity
An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between July and September 2019.
April 16, 2019Republic of Congo
Globa1 Witness, a non-profit corruption watchdog, is reporting that the daughter of Denis Sassou-Nguesso, president of the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville), purchased an apartment for $7 million i…
October 9, 2019Ukraine
The latest episode of The President’s Inbox is live. I sat down with Steve Sestanovich, CFR’s senior fellow for Eurasian and Russian studies and the former U.S. ambassador-at-large for the former Sov…
January 17, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the Democrats debate in Des Moines, the New York Times interviews the candidates, and two new poll…
January 24, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: U.S. leadership in the world; the wisdom of making campaign donors ambassadors; and early voting b…
January 24, 2020Nigeria
In southwest Nigeria (Yorubaland), the location of Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, there has been a dramatic upsurge in kidnapping, house invasions, and robbery. On January 9, the governors of the six states in the region announced the establishment of Operation Amotekun (“leopard” in the Yoruba language).