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June 5, 2019

Diplomacy and International Institutions
The NBA's New Africa League Builds on Strong Foundation

In February, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that it would set up a twelve-team-league, Basketball Africa. Slated to begin in 2020, it would be the first time that the NBA helped operate a league outside of the United States and Canada. The league would be in partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and would build on FIBA’s Africa League.

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July 5, 2017

Cybersecurity
Getting Chief Executives to Take Cyber Risks Seriously

CEOs and their boards of directors should pay more attention to the cybersecurity risks that could devastate their business.

Server Farm

May 2, 2014

Lebanon
Weekend Listening/Viewing/Reading: Satire in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia’s "Garden," and Lebanese Relief Workers

Karl Sharro discusses Lebanese politics and the role of satire in political analysis of the Middle East on Karl Morand’s Middle East Week Podcast.   Pascal Menoret’s photographic journey of the cit…

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December 22, 2014

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Guest Post: Booking a Return Flight

Harry Oppenheimer is a research associate for national security at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken on an international flavor as foreign fighte…

Foreign Fighter

November 6, 2013

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Looking Past the Inbox: Report of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations

Every year, it seems, a new group of eminences grises issues a report deploring the state of the world and purporting to offer a roadmap out of our predicament. These documents tend to be short on im…

WTO Director-General Lamy looks on during his Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur award ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris

January 24, 2013

Defense and Security
The World Next Week: Confirmation Hearings Begin for Obama’s Cabinet Nominees, Biden Visits Europe, and the WTO Searches for Its Next Director-General

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the confirmation hearings for President Obama’s cabinet nominees, Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Europe, and the World Trade Organi…

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testifies at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his nomination to be secretary of state (Gary Cameron/Courtesy Reuters).

October 28, 2011

Friday File: Do Presidents Matter in Foreign Policy?

Former president George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former president Bill Clinton and former president Jimmy Carter (not shown) meet in the Oval Office on Janua…

From L-R, former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former President Bill Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES)