Presider: Ray Suarez, Senior correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Speakers: Amin Soebandrio, Assistant deputy, medical and health sciences, Ministry of Research and Technology, Indonesia
Robert G. Webster, Professor, Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Steven Wolinsky, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
November 16, 2005
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
This Independent Task Force report finds that as more people and services become interconnected and dependent on the Internet, societies are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks.
This Independent Task Force asserts that Turkey is an increasingly influential regional and economic power and calls for the United States and Turkey to forge a new partnership.
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.
A new paper in the New England Journal of Medicine looks at the evolution and spread of the H5N1 (avian flu) virus.
Laurie Garrett addresses the "safest" high-security laboratories worldwide and the threats to security of some of the most dangerous pathogens.
New shots are jeopardizing humanity's battle to eradicate polio, and they don't include syringes or vaccines. Rather, they're the gunshots of...