April 15, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from April 5 to 12, 2019.
April 3, 2019Taiwan
The Trump administration has made bold gestures in support of Taiwan, including more frequent movement of U.S. ships in the Taiwan Strait. They come at a time of growing anxiety about the U.S.-China …
April 8, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from March 30 to April 5, 2019.
April 2, 2019United Nations
Many UN agencies, programs, and missions receive crucial funding from the United States. President Trump’s budget cuts could jeopardize their work.
October 2, 2017Digital Policy
States erect physical borders to improve their security. That logic does not always translate well to cyberspace.
March 27, 2019Burkina Faso
According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), a respected and credible human rights non-governmental organization, Burkinabe security services have executed summarily more than 115 civilians in operations against Islamist militants between April 2018 and January 2019. HRW also reports that the Islamists have killed forty-two alleged government collaborators during that same period. Over past three months in particular, Jihadist attacks in Burkina have accelerated and the Burkinabe government declared a state of emergency in January. In response to accusations of human rights violations, the authorities have acknowledged the charges and stated that they are being investigated.
March 11, 2019Cybersecurity
The United States clearly recognizes that it can do more to counter IP theft of national security assets.