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March 31, 2014

China
The Global Fund's China Legacy

Overview Over the past decade, the Global Fund's presence in China has left behind a deeply mixed legacy. Although the Fund's money has made important contributions to China's fight against AIDS, …

March 31, 2017

China
Podcast: A Conversation With Qingguo Jia

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Dr. Qingguo Jia, dean of Peking University’s School of International Studies and member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative C…

Podcast Attendees leave the Great Hall of the People after a plenary session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, China, on March 9, 2017.

February 6, 2018

Olympics
The Mixed Record of Sports Diplomacy

While sports may temporarily transcend divisions in society, events like the Olympics rarely serve to advance countries’ diplomatic aims.

East Germany was a perennial powerhouse at winter games, including the 1988 Calgary games where it won gold and bronze in the women’s 1000 meters Speedskating event.

September 25, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals (UN)
The Challenge of Connecting Schools to the Internet in the Developing World

Rolling out internet-enabled technologies to improve technology in the developing world will not work if internet access is lacking.

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April 26, 2011

African Union’s Role in Libya

Jean Ping, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, discusses the organization’s role in Libya and the impact of the Arab Spring on the continent, with Jendayi Frazer, Adjunct Senior Fellow for…

April 21, 2017

China
Chinese Cinema’s Absent Allure

Larry Hong is an intern in the Asia program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior at Columbia University. This is the second post in his three-part series on the relationship between Holly…

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April 25, 2012

Elections and Voting
China’s View of U.S. Presidential Politics

The Chinese leadership is following the U.S. presidential campaign very closely, says Jia Qingguo, a leading American studies scholar, but he notes that a new president is not expected to significant…

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April 8, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of April 8, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriella Meltzer, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Corruption and combat thwart counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan. T…

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February 18, 2016

Global
Angus Deaton on Foreign Aid and Inequality

Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.

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