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.
This report of the HIV/AIDS Task Force of the Center for Strategic and International Studies concludes that HIV/AIDS is one of the major question marks hanging over India's promising future. It says the problem will require substantially more resources than are currently available, and that as in other countries, the response to HIV/AIDS cannot rely only on medical means and instruments but must include the social dimension as well.
The UN General Assembly adopted this Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS on June 2, 2006.
Laurie Garrett, CFR senior fellow for global health, talks to CFR.org's Esther Pan about the recent UN AIDS conference and the challenges of fighting AIDS worldwide.
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.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
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