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October 2, 2019

Tanzania
International Health Officials and Tanzania Clash Over Potential Ebola Case

On September 8, a woman in her mid-thirties died in Tanzania of apparently Ebola-like symptoms. Tanzanian health officials conducted an autopsy, but ruled that Ebola was not the cause of death. The p…

Health workers dressed in protective suits stand on the other side of an orange fence.

September 24, 2019

Donald Trump
Patriot Games: President Trump Again Puts the “Nation” in United Nations

Though Trump’s tone was solemn and even-keeled, the overall thrust of his UN General Assembly speech was of transactional nationalism, emphasizing the importance of pursuing national interests and co…

U.S. President Donald J. Trump addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, NY on September 24, 2019.

March 7, 2008

China
China’s Slow Road to Democracy

China is dealing with growing signs of social unrest and a budding civil society, but the central government’s power grip leaves little room for democracy.

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Related Reading: Developing Symptoms: Noncommunicable Diseases Go Global, by Thomas Bollyky, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2012

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies to Address NCDs in Developing Countries

Experts discuss scalable and practical strategies developing countries can use to address the global health challenges of noncommunicable diseases. This session is part two of the two session mee…

October 21, 2005

Syria
Syria Stands Alone

This publication is now archived. Syria’s slow declineWhat a difference five years makes. At the beginning of the century, Syria was a proud Arab country, ruled with brutal consistency for thirty yea…

March 5, 2009

Trade
Global Trade: Implications of the Current Crisis

Watch experts debate the benefits of global trade and how the current crisis will affect the international trading system.