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Europe Is Developing Offensive Cyber Capabilities. The United States Should Pay Attention.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hold a joint news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters).

Jeppe T. Jacobsen is a Ph.D. candidate at the Danish Institute for International Studies and the University of Southern Denmark. He previously worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark as a coordinator of Denmark’s cyber diplomacy in European Union and NATO.

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Why Policymakers Should Care About Weak Digital Infrastructure Abroad

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Cybersecurity Capacity Building Net Politics Cyber CFR The Organization of American States hosts a cyber crisis management exercise in June 2013. (Maria Patricia Leiva/Courtesy the OAS)

Mirko Hohmann is a Project Manager and Alexander Pirang is a non-resident Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. You can follow Hohmann @mirkohohmann.

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Where Speech Goes, Repression Follows: The Global Trend of Criminalizing Online Speech

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Protesters walk past a mock gravestone that reads "RIP Freedom of Speech" during a protest against new licensing regulations imposed by the government for online news sites, at Hong Lim Park in Singapore June 8, 2013. (Edgar Su/Reuters)

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Jonathan McCully is Legal Officer with the Media Legal Defence Initiative. You can follow them @InterwebzNani and @Jonny_McCully.

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Hacking Defense and Diplomacy in Silicon Valley

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U.S. Navy SEALs jump from an CH-46E Sea Knight during training near Fort Pickett. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Meranda Keller/U.S. Navy)

Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book, The Fuzzy and the Techie (Houghton Mifflin), comes out in April. You can follow him @scottehartley

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