What happens when you put dozens of energy specialists, technology experts and government policymakers in a room? Senior Editor Lauren Caldwell discusses open government data initiatives — including datapaloozas, data jams and hackathons — with a Department of Energy Presidential Innovation Fellow.
This week’s news on big data: privacy, public health, and the “scary” state of cybersecurity.
Maritime piracy is a major post-Cold War challenge to U.S. and international security. While the Greater Gulf of Aden represents the face of modern maritime piracy, the threat is larger than just the Puntland region of Somalia and the Bab el-Mandeb waterway. Brandon Prins, Ursula Daxevker, and Amanda Sanford look at the current threats posed by modern-day piracy.
The SAIS Review of International Affairs is now seeking submissions from SAIS students on the topic of Big Data.
On December 9th, the SAIS Review welcomed Caitlyn Antrim, James Bridger, and William Komiss for the “Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges” panel in Rome Auditorium.
Vanda Felbab-Brown, senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, discusses her research on piracy, enforcement and illegal fishing with Assistant Editor Bartholomew Thanhauser.
The best of the Internet on maritime security, ocean resources, and sovereignty for the week of December 2-6.
The Foreign Policy Institute and the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted a lecture by Robert Neuwirth on March 28th. He discussed the informal
economy as part of an inclusive and equitable development strategy.
The SAIS Review’s Associate Editor Meghan Kleinsteiber interviewed Samuel Tadros from Hudson Institute and Yukon Huang from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on two regions undergoing major transitions today, the Middle East and China. Watch the interviews here.
Devin Stewart reviews Ian Bremmer’s new book, “Every Nation For Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.”