Dec 21, 2017
President Trump gathers with leaders of the Group of Seven in Taormina, Italy on May 26, 2017 (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS).

Ten Global Summits to Watch in 2018

Is “America First” compatible with international cooperation? That question will get even louder in 2018, as world leaders gather for ten pivotal meetings. Collectively, they will reveal whether President Donald J. Trump’s first year was an aberration—or the start of the post-American world.

President Trump gathers with leaders of the Group of Seven in Taormina, Italy on May 26, 2017 (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS).

Is “America First” compatible with international cooperation? That question will get even louder in 2018, as world leaders gather for ten pivotal meetings. Collectively, they will reveal whether President Donald J. Trump’s first year was an aberration—or the start of the post-American world.

Jul 18, 2022
Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for the COVID-19 testing in Houston, Texas on July 7, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The World Can Prevent Future Pandemics. Here's How to Fund It

More than two years since the start of COVID-19, the world needs to ask itself whether it has the collective capacity to detect, diagnose, alert, and contain the next emerging or reemerging communicable disease.

Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for the COVID-19 testing in Houston, Texas on July 7, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

More than two years since the start of COVID-19, the world needs to ask itself whether it has the collective capacity to detect, diagnose, alert, and contain the next emerging or reemerging communicable disease.