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January 30, 2018

Ukraine
Cyber Mercenaries and the Crisis in Ukraine

Many states outsource their cyber operations to non-state actors, with varying degrees of control over their actions. The crisis in Ukraine is a perfect example of this phenomenon. 

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April 24, 2017

Report Watch Vol. II: Tracking Digital and Cyber Scholarship So You Don’t Have To

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program and Lorand Laskai is a research associate in the Asia Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow L…

February 10, 2017

China
India’s State Elections, South Korea’s Economic Squeeze, Afghanistan’s Red Cross Attack, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Larry Hong, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. India kicks off state elections. Political contests in five Indian states ove…

India Elections Polling

December 5, 2016

Cybersecurity
Russia Gains an Upper Hand in the Cyber Norms Debate

Robert Morgus is a policy analyst with New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative and International Security Program and he is the co-author of the recently published Graphic Guide to Cyber Norms. You ca…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Putin Smile

October 20, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria’s Buhari Administration, the Chibok Girls, and the ICRC

The release of twenty-one Chibok school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram almost three years ago has produced national rejoicing, led by the Anglican primate and a Roman Catholic cardinal. It has also be…

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March 16, 2012

Americas
Organized Crime Beyond Drug Trafficking

Harvard’s winter 2012 ReVista magazine focuses on crime and violence primarily in Mexico and Central America. Many of the authors were participants in a Harvard-sponsored working group, bringing toge…

A person walks past a glass door damaged by bullets at the police headquarters where Marisol Valles Garcia used to work in Praxedis G. Guerrero

January 12, 2009

Europe and Eurasia
European Energy Security

In what Russia claims to be a purely commercial dispute, Gazprom cut off gas to Ukraine, disrupting supplies across Europe. However, some suggest that Russia’s real aim is to exploit European depen…

European Energy Security

June 27, 2016

United States
Cyber Conflict After Stuxnet

The Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA) recently published Cyber Conflict After Stuxnet: Essays from the Other Bank of the Rubicon. Stuxnet, of course, was the name given to the malware that wa…

CFR Cyber Net Politics Crossing the Rubicon

July 20, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Challenges Facing Computer Security Incident Response Teams

Tim Maurer is the director of the Global Cybersecurity Norms and Resilience Project and Head of Research of New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative. Isabel Skierka is a research associate at the Globa…

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February 26, 2015

David Fidler Joins the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program

I am pleased to announce that David Fidler, one of the world’s leading experts on international law and cyberspace, has joined the Council on Foreign Relations’ Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program…