December 2, 2016
When Donald Trump takes the oath of office, he'll face an urgent and growing threat: America's vulnerability to cyberattack. He should begin by focusing on the energy, telecommunications and finance industries, says Melissa Hathaway. More ›
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"The U.S.-Israel relationship is in trouble," warn Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellows Robert D. Blackwill and Philip H. Gordon in a new Council Special Report, Repairing the U.S.-Israel Relationship.
November 14, 2016
By Emile Simpson, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, International Security Program
"...[I]t was the globalization of the 1990s, inspired by the neoliberal economics of the 1980s, that pushed the West into a postindustrial phase in the first place, as manufacturing jobs moved to emerging markets. That was great for western shareholders; not so great for western factory workers. The left and right model of political normality started to come apart; 30 years later, we have Brexit, President Trump, and the prospect of Président Le Pen."
November 14, 2016
By Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor
Following a brief market plunge, the President-elect’s speech on Tuesday night was more conciliatory than many expected and emphasised his commitment to infrastructure investment. Investors have, on balance, concluded that the combination of a shift to very expansionary fiscal policy and major reductions in regulation in sectors ranging from energy to finance to drug pricing will raise demand and reflate the American economy.
November 13, 2016
The National Interest
By Jessica Malekos Smith, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cyber Security Project
"Perfect selective attribution is the most well-balanced in accounting for social justice and security culture needs. The reason being is that it enables all cyber stakeholders with the freedom of choice in disclosing their true personal and/or organizational attributes to an intended recipient, and equally importantly, to what extent. And although each actor is endowed with the power of freedom of choice, every cyber action is also accompanied by the freedom of failure."
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- Nuclear Security Summit 2016 & the Pathway to Nuclear Security
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