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August 24, 2017

Venezuela
NAFTA agreement has helped produce over 1.8 million new jobs for Canadians (this is the first 5 years of NAFTAs existence Shannon O'Neil on Bloomberg Surveillance

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of joining David Gura and Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Surveillance to discuss Venezuela and Mexico. You can watch the full show here, with the Venezuela portion fro…

December 9, 2016

China
interview-with-bloomberg-surveillance-lam Shannon O’Neil On Bloomberg Surveillance

This morning, I had the pleasure of joining Tom Keene on Bloomberg Surveillance to discuss Venezuela, Brazil, Cuba, and China’s increasing opportunities in Latin America. You can watch the two clips …

December 18, 2013

Intelligence
U.S. Domestic Surveillance

Successive U.S. administrations have sought to justify controversial domestic surveillance programs amid criticism from Congress and rights activists, explains this Backgrounder.

June 26, 2017

Cybersecurity
The Case for Reforming Section 702 of U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Law

To rein in the NSA’s collection, monitoring, and searching of U.S. citizens’ communications, Congress should reform section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act.

January 17, 2014

United States
Surveillance After Snowden

President Obama’s announced reforms should help restore public confidence in some controversial U.S. surveillance practices, says expert Andrew Weissmann.

November 16, 2016

Privacy
CFR Cyber Net Politics Privacy Live Now: Privacy and Data in the Age of Surveillance

The Council on Foreign Relations is holding a half-day, multi-session symposium to bring together leading policymakers and experts for candid analysis of online privacy, with a particular focus on th…

December 19, 2013

United States
A Reset for U.S. Surveillance Law?

Growing public and diplomatic dismay over U.S. surveillance helped drive an independent panel’s calls for sweeping reforms, says CFR’s Matthew Waxman.

October 25, 2013

Global
Global Responses to NSA Surveillance: Three Things to Know

The latest revelations about NSA surveillance have caused a growing number of states to focus on issues of privacy, governance, and the free flow of digital information, says CFR’s Karen Kornbluh.

December 5, 2005

Financial Markets
IMF ignores exchange rate surveillance

For Saudi Arabia. Just how is the continuation of Saudi Arabia's dollar peg consistent with the IMF's long-term expectations for oil prices ($40-55 a barrel?) and the dollar (tend to deprecia…

June 20, 2005

United States
IMF surveillance of the United States

The IMF agonizes over how to make its surveillance more effective -- and how to get countries to listen to its advice. That is particularly true for large, powerful countries like the US and China. …