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November 27, 2017

Development
How “Cyber” Sidelined “Development” at the ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference

Cybersecurity has made the World Telecommunication Development Conference another political battleground for digital policy, threatening to sideline the very real problems that developing countries n…

The International Telecommunication Union's World Telecommunication Development Conference

March 11, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: March 11, 2022

Internet firms exit Russia; APT41 targeting U.S. state governments; Conti ransomware internal logs leaked; DHS accused of bulk financial surveillance; Biden signs executive order on cryptocurrencies…

President Joe Biden speaks in front of a lectern.

March 4, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: March 4, 2022

New Chinese cyberespionage tool detected; Ericsson faces corruption scandal; social media companies crackdown on disinformation; OSINT plays key role in Ukraine conflict; Senate passes cybersecurity …

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) speaks at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in February 2021.

March 23, 2022

Cybersecurity
New Entries in the CFR Cyber Operations Tracker: Q1 2021

An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between January and March 2021. 

A graphic of the Cyber Operations Tracker.

April 1, 2022

Ukraine
Ukraine: Conflict at the Crossroads of Europe and Russia

Ukraine’s Westward drift since independence has been countered by the sometimes violent tug of Russia, felt most recently with Putin’s 2022 invasion.

An anti-government protester sits on a monument during clashes with riot police in Kyiv on February 20, 2014.

November 17, 2021

China
Takeaway From the Biden-Xi Meeting: Jaw Jawing as Success

Little of substance was expected of the Monday night meeting, but Biden said the two sides had to establish “guardrails” to prevent a clash, while Xi said he was glad to see his “old friend.”

Biden meets with Xi over the screen in the conference room

March 17, 2022

Foreign Policy
Outdated Cold War Analogies Could Lead the West Astray

The applicability of the Truman Doctrine to the West's present confrontation with Russia is constrained by the realities of a different time, seventy-five years ago.

U.S. President Harry S. Truman, standing at podium, addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber in Washington, D.C., March 12, 1947 (AP Photo).

August 27, 2020

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: August 27, 2020

TikTok sues U.S. government; New Zealand stock exchange disrupted by cyberattacks since Tuesday; India to phase out Chinese equipment from telecommunications networks; and Federal agencies release ad…

A man holding a phone walks past a sign of Chinese company ByteDance's app TikTok.

March 1, 2022

Sanctions
Will International Sanctions Stop Russia in Ukraine?

The United States and its allies have imposed harsh economic penalties on Russia over its war in Ukraine. Here’s what they cover and what they could achieve.

February 18, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: February 18, 2022

Texas sues meta over privacy breaches; CIA's data collection scrutinized; threat actor targets aviation industry; Cyber attacks hit Ukraine; Russian hackers infiltrate U.S. defense contractors.

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks during an interview in 2017.