July 24, 2018China
In a society that cherishes health, longevity, and continuation of the family line, there is a lingering and growing fear that the existing system is broken.
April 22, 2019Public Health Threats and Pandemics
More than four billion people lack access to safe sanitation, which has profound implications for public heath, physical safety, women's rights, and human dignity. Health problems stemming from this …
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August 18, 2016Sub-Saharan Africa
The below remarks come from a speech delivered on August 16, at an Area Studies Seminar at the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center, Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, Virgini…
July 1, 2016Elections and Voting
Monday is the Fourth of July. It’s the nation’s 240th birthday. Campaign 2016 has clearly enflamed divisions here at home. So here’s to hoping that the next few days provide an occasion to remember w…