January 14, 2019United States
The president's push to "build the wall" fails to grasp the role of modern technology in policing U.S. borders.
July 18, 2016China
Rachel Brown is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Migration across the U.S.-Mexico border is the source of polarizing debate in American politics, but rarel…
November 30, 2018Niger
Niger officials have announced that Boko Haram kidnapped eighteen girls from two villages, Blaharde and Bague, on November 24. The Blaharde and Bague kidnapping followed the November 22 killing of seven employees of the French drilling company Foraco at the village of Toumour, Niger.
October 2, 2017Digital Policy
States erect physical borders to improve their security. That logic does not always translate well to cyberspace.
January 2, 2019Elections and Voting
A look back at election security in 2018.
January 15, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between January 5 to 11, 2019.