International Policy Institute

The University of Washington's new International Policy Institute, located within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, has been established with a mission to generate original thinking on emerging topics in international affairs and bring a new and uniquely Pacific Northwest voice to the policy conversation....
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Improving Digital Infrastructure in the Arctic

June 11, 2019

Posted by: mwal7

Introduction Arctic economies are heavily reliant on the natural resource extraction sector, yet they are tasked with promoting sustainable development. This presents a conundrum: how to develop in such a

The Impacts of Climate Change on Arctic Security

June 11, 2019

Posted by: mwal7

The Arctic Council serves as a forum for both Arctic Indigenous peoples and nation-states to work cooperatively and address environmental and economic problems in the global north. As such, addressing

Internet of Things and Privacy in Public

April 12, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer


The increasing ubiquity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has created new risks. IoT refers to everyday internet-connected objects, devices, and sensors which can collect, store, and transmit data without

Deep Fakes, Fake News, and What Comes Next

March 20, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer


Like the 2016 American Presidential Election, the 2017 French Presidential Election was the target of a Russian disinformation campaign that included the selected leaking of then-candidate Emmanuel Macron’s emails. While