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April 21, 2009

Infectious Diseases
The Evolution and Future of Donor Assistance for HIV/AIDS

Overview The fight against HIV and AIDS has become a massive exercise. Twenty years ago, the AIDS epidemic was solely a topic of medical and public health concern in most societies. Today the pand…

May 16, 2017

Americas
Empty Classroom in Buenos Aires The Politics of Latin America’s Middle Income Trap

Many of Latin America’s largest economies are stuck in the so-called “middle-income trap,” with slowing productivity growth making it unlikely that they will catch up to the top global economies in t…

October 5, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
A child is given an injection as part of a malaria vaccine trial at a clinic in Kilifi, Kenya. Can Malaria Be Eradicated?

A leading killer among diseases is now targeted for eradication by the middle of this century. Efforts to combat malaria are costly and challenging.

January 19, 2010

Haiti
Rebuilding Haiti: The Work of Decades

Haiti’s earthquake created a need for a tremendous short-term relief effort but also long-term reconstruction that could take decades and cost billions, says former Peace Corps director Mark L. Schne…

September 19, 2016

United States
Play ICBM_EC.jpg Nuclear Modernization: Is the United States Headed for a New Arms Race?

Experts discuss U.S. policy towards nuclear modernization, the costs and benefits of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons, and the effects on the balance of power among nuclear states.

June 3, 2016

United States
Play RTR4VXTO_EC.jpg An Overview of the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy of the United States

With another interest rate rise potentially on the horizon, please join Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard for a discussion on the economic outlook of the United States and the monetary policies …

April 1, 2016

Elections and Voting
RTR3NFCA (002) Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Donald Trump’s “America First” Foreign Policy

Donald Trump made foreign policy news a hot topic on the campaign trail this week. In interviews with the Washington Post and the New York Times and in various campaign appearances he suggested that …

October 20, 2015

Library_edited You Might Have Missed: Recent Academic Journal Findings III

This is the third blog post in this series. The previous two were published in February and July, and highlight earlier academic findings. Elizabeth N. Saunders, “War and the Inner Circle: Democrat…

April 27, 2009

Health
Long-term Funding Critical to Sustained Effort Against HIV/AIDS

“The current economic crisis threatens to erase many of the gains made in global health and development, as wealthy nations turn inwards in hopes of rescuing their own economies,” warn Council on For…

January 1, 2014

Conflict Prevention
What To Worry About in 2012

David F. Gordon, Mark L. Schneider, and Paul B. Stares discuss their respective organization's assessments of the risks and the most worrisome sources of instability and conflict in 2012.