Twitter suspends terrorist group accounts, backtracking from former exceptions;Russia strives for sovereign internet with uncertain future; The United States and Taiwan hold first joint cyberwar exercise; Dutch chipmaking supplier delays shipment to Chinese semiconductor manufacturer; and India’s space agency is the latest victim of suspected North Korean cyberattack.
A recent spate of state laws to restrict abortion services in the United States has reignited debate over the procedure. How does the United States’ regulation of abortion compare to the rest of the world?
Each episode breaks down an issue that is shaping our world’s future. Join host Gabrielle Sierra as she speaks with the leaders and thinkers who are facing these questions head on. Fueled by the minds at the Council on Foreign Relations, Why It Matters brings some of the world’s most compelling stories home to you.
The UN General Assembly hosts a much-watched debate of world leaders each year but has struggled to make its work more substantive. The seventy-fourth session will likely be dominated by issues including climate change, tensions in the Middle East, and the humanitarian situation in Venezuela.
Recent allegations of criminal wrongdoing by an astronaut on a computer network from space suggests that how U.S. law applies to citizens engaged in government, commercial, or non-governmental space activities might require clarification.