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A Bitcoin coin is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, on June 23, 2017. Reuters/Benoit Tessier

Bitcoin for Bombs

Olivia McCoy is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More

August 9, 2017

Foreign Aid
Why Cutting Foreign Aid Benefits Terrorists

President Trump's proposal to cut USAID funding will not help the United States fight terrorism. 

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August 2, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Geopolitical Information Blockades: A New Norm?

The isolation campaign against Qatar includes a kind of information blockade that could become common within geopolitical conflicts. More and more, states are using internet access policies as a tool against foreign adversaries—and being more brazen about it than they have in the past. The result could mean the tactic becomes a standard aspect of unfriendly interstate relations.

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July 18, 2017

Politics and Government
Hedgehogs, Foxes, and Superstar Intellectuals: A Conversation with Daniel Drezner

I was joined this week by Daniel Drezner, professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and regular contributor to the Washington Post.

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