Intelligence, Surveillance, and Privacy

CSIS examines the relationship among technological innovation, civil liberties, and intelligence systems, with research led by the Strategic Technologies Program and the International Security Program.

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Photo: WAKIL KOHSAR/Afghanistan/AFP via Getty Images

Photo: WAKIL KOHSAR/Afghanistan/AFP via Getty Images

In Targeting TikTok, Congress Is Taking the Hardest Path to Online Safety

In a new op-ed for Barron’s, Caitlin Chin-Rothmann explains that forcing a ban or divestiture of TikTok to a U.S. company misses a key lesson from the 2016 election: U.S. corporate ownership, without additional regulations, does not guarantee online safety.

Commentary by Caitlin Chin-Rothmann — March 15, 2024

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a split screen of rocket attacks in Gaza and a Ukrainian soldier

2024 Global Forecast: Conflict Zones

Digital Report by Mark F. Cancian, Max Bergmann, and Maria Snegovaya, Romina Bandura, Kathleen McInnis, Elizabeth Hoffman, Eliot A. Cohen, Daniel Byman, Jon B. Alterman, Natasha Hall, Emily Harding, Craig Cohen, Alex Kisling — February 2, 2024

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James Andrew Lewis
Senior Vice President; Pritzker Chair; and Director, Strategic Technologies Program
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Emily Harding
Director, Intelligence, National Security, and Technology Program and Deputy Director, International Security Program
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Suzanne Spaulding
Senior Adviser, Homeland Security, International Security Program
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Daniel Byman
Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project