Diplomacy

Shades of Cyber Grey: Espionage and Attack in Cyberspace

September 2, 2014 by Alexander Klimburg
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The shades of (cyber) grey that constitute operations in cyberspace mean that it is possible to misattribute intelligence collection activities for something more serious—with dramatic consequences.

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Human Rights Promotion Backfiring as “World War LGBT” Shakes Eurasia

August 30, 2014 by Kyle Rohrich
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Russia and the West are fighting the greatest geopolitical battle since the end of the Cold War not with nuclear arms races, aerial warfare, or military buildups. Rather, the most prevalent form of weaponry in the standoffs in Ukraine and throughout Eurasia is as unique as it is effective: the gays.

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The Risks of Cyber Insecurity

August 17, 2014 by Ian Wallace
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Around the world governments are experiencing a growing sense of cyber insecurity. The threat is real, and few nations are adequately prepared.

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How the Internet Became a Focal Point for Espionage

August 6, 2014 by James Lewis
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The Internet created a golden age for signals intelligence, for both the U.S. and our opponents. As individuals, companies, and governments moved massive amounts of sensitive data onto poorly secured networks, they offered undreamt-of opportunities for intelligence collection.

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The Peace Corps We Deserve

August 1, 2014 by Emily Cole
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Recently implemented and long-overdue reforms are professionalizing the Peace Corps so it can recruit the better-prepared and more-diverse workforce critical to its long-term success.

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Combating Wildlife Trafficking with 21st Century Statecraft

July 28, 2014 by Clint Shoemake
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Armed poachers who take advantage of the instability in countries like the Central African Republic undermine a nearly non-existent rule of law and foster cultures of corruption, bribery, and violence that further unravel Africa’s economic boom.

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