Nate Marx is a Research Fellow at the Center for International Policy, where he leads the cybersecurity, AI, technology policy, and data analysis practices and contributes qualitative and quantitative work on U.S. foreign policy, security assistance, corruption, and climate change. Previously, he served as a cybersecurity educator, training U.S. military cyber operators in defensive network operations, and as a researcher in the private sector, focusing on network forensics, novel uses of machine learning for cyber defense, and cyber threat intelligence. Before that, Mr. Marx performed human cognition and telerobotics research in support of lunar spaceflight missions as a project manager at the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy.
Mr. Marx received his M.P.A. in International Security Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where he focused on arms control, Indian politics, and the intersection of international ethics and US grand strategy. He holds a B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado.
October 26, 2022
Security Assistance Monitor Arms Deliveries Data Update
By Nate Marx
In its continuing efforts to improve transparency around U.S. arms sales abroad, the Security Assistance Monitor (SAM), a project of the Center for International Policy (CIP), is announcing the use of a new data source in order to better monitor arms deliveries.
October 3, 2022
Free Facebook in Latin America
One of the key tools Facebook has used to expand its power in Latin America is its various free services— Facebook Zero, Free Basics, and Discover, all of which offer Facebook (and sometimes access to the internet) for free in certain countries. Given the significant impact Facebook can have on societies, understanding how these tools affect its use in various countries
June 7, 2022
The War in Yemen
By Nate Marx
The war in Yemen between a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis, a one-time rebel group that now serves as de facto government in a sizable part of the country, has created a conflict widely perceived as one of the most deadly and intractable in the world. However, both sides have mostly abided by a recent UN-brokered two-month truce that was extended for another two months on June 2. Some international observers are hopeful that the truce and its extension could be the first step toward talks that could lead to the war’s end.