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October 16, 2019

Cybersecurity
New Cyber Brief: Expanding Disclosure Policy to Drive Better Cybersecurity

Threats to national and economic security emanating from cyberspace are all too real, but public disclosure of these incidents is exceedingly rare. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief prov…

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) FBI Director Christopher Wray, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers listen during a news conference to announce a China related national security law enforcement action December 20, 2018 at The Justice Department in Washington, DC. The Justice Department has filed charges against two Chinese national individuals, Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong who bel

August 5, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Amy Klobuchar, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Harvard and Yale have a storied rivalry. Yale holds the advantage when it comes to victories on the gridiron and, at least since 1945, on the hardwood. But when it comes to who has had more undergrad…

Amy Klobuchar

July 9, 2018

China
U.S.-China Trade War: How We Got Here

Background reading for the trade war with China.

Staff members set up Chinese and U.S. flags for a meeting between Chinese Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the Ministry of Transport of China in Beijing, China April 27, 2018

May 15, 2018

United States
New Cyber Brief: Sharing Classified Cyber Threat Information With the Private Sector

A new cyber brief argues the U.S. government should create a classified network to share information on cyber threats with private companies critical to the economy.

NCCIC

July 3, 2013

Trade
The U.S.-EU Spying Fiasco: Why Commercial Espionage is a Bad Idea for the United States

When I was a young reporter in 1993 covering the final days of the Uruguay Round world trade negotiations in Geneva, I got a strange phone call in my hotel room from one of the lobbyists for a big U…

Security cameras near the main entrance of the European Union Council building in Brussels (Francois Lenoir/Courtesy Reuters)

April 15, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: April 15, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed. 1. The relationship between Silicon Valley and Washington isn’t improving. Microsoft is taking t…

Microsoft is challenging a rule that prohibits it from informing customers when the U.S. government has accessed their data. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

May 23, 2014

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: One Year After Obama’s Drone Speech

Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War: One Year After President Obama’s NDU Speech,” JustSecurity.org, May 23, 2014. The President’s historic move in that speech was to call for the eventual re…

Obama NDU speech

March 25, 2011

Defense and Security
The Strategy, Politics, and Constitutionality of Operation Odyssey Dawn

US Naval Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris receives overnight situation report at sea on the USS Mount Whitney on March 24, 2011. (Ho New/courtesy Reuters) CFR.org just posted an interview I did yesterday w…

US Naval Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris receives overnight situation report at sea on the USS Mount Whitney on March 24, 2011.

August 9, 2011

Guest Post: The Crisis in Europe

Greek youths burn the European Union flag during a protest, in Athens (Yiorgos Karahalis/ Courtesy Reuters). As fears mount that the debt crisis could spread to Italy and Spain, markets gyrate an…

Guest Post: The Crisis in Europe

January 12, 2008

Capital Flows
Wall Street, the new development frontier …

The children of China’s revolution have turned into capitalists. The China Development Bank now apparently aspires to be a commercial bank, not a policy bank limited to helping finance investment in …