September 6, 2019Public Health Threats and Pandemics
For the first time in recorded history, viruses, bacteria, and other infectious diseases are not the leading cause of death or disability in any region of the world. People are living longer. And yet, the news is not all good. Recent reductions in infectious disease have not been accompanied by the same improvements in income, job opportunities, and governance. There have also been unintended consequences. In this book, Thomas Bollyky explores the paradox in our fight against infectious disease: the world is getting healthier in ways that should make us worry.
June 27, 2019Space
Policymakers should be careful not to focus to excess on the possibility of kinetic warfare in space.
June 25, 2019United States
Test your knowledge of U.S. secretaries of state, from the founding of the country to the present day.
June 18, 2019Politics and Government
Senator Ernst discusses the importance of advancing U.S. defense technology to counter the emerging capabilities of China and Russia, and how threats resulting from advanced technology are influencin…
June 6, 2019Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Thomas J. Bollyky, senior fellow for global health, economics, and development, and director of the Global Health Program at CFR, discusses emerging public health challenges in the United States, including vaccine hesitancy and the recent measles outbreaks, as part of CFR’s State and Local Conference Call series.
May 9, 2019Politics and Government
ZARATE: Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. Great group. What a—what a great crowd. This is the opening plenary of this important conference on leading organizational change for diversity an…
April 25, 2019Cybersecurity
Much attention has been paid to the economic and espionage implications of a Chinese lead in developing and operating 5G infrastructure, but the military implications remain largely overlooked.