Treatment and prevention programs show progress against the spread of HIV/AIDS, but cultural and political issues, particularly in Africa, continue to defy science.
CFR fellow Laurie Garrett discusses Botswana’s infant formula policy debacle and its implications for other innovative efforts for fighting HIV/AIDS.
CFR’s Laurie Garrett discusses Botswana’s failed policy for preventing HIV/AIDS transmission by encouraging mothers to use formula instead of breast feeding.
Listen to Princeton N. Lyman, the Council's adjunct senior fellow for Africa policy studies, read from the newest CFR book, Beyond Humanitarianism, a compilation of Council work on Africa.
Listen to the audio version of Council Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett's article from the January/February 2007 issue of Foreign Affairs. The article is featured in the new CFR book, Beyond Humanitarianism, a compilation of Council work on Africa.
Note: The following is a rapporteur's report from the May 7, 2007 Council General Meeting "Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the AIDS Epidemic?"
Listen to Mark R. Dybul, U.S. global AIDS coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, and Thomas R. Frieden, commissioner of health for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discuss whether male circumcision can play a role in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Ambassador Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Executive Director of PEPFAR, and New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden discuss the debate over male circumcision and if this procedure is the key to stopping the global AIDS epidemic.
Watch Mark R. Dybul, U.S. global AIDS coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, and Thomas R. Frieden, commissioner of health for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discuss whether male circumcision can play a role in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
With the Democrats in control of Congress, another White House policy is up for reexamination: the Bush administration’s pro-abstinence approach to the global AIDS pandemic.
This Congressional Research Service report examines the history and social consequences of the AIDS epidemic in Africa and discusses its implications for U.S. foreign policy.
While avian flu makes headlines, overlooked diseases like polio and tuberculosis are making a comeback. Hurdles ranging from misinformation to lack of funding are preventing their control.
The Congressional Research Service has updated its report on AIDS in Africa.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
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