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January 20, 2016

Mexico
Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

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April 26, 2019

Japan
The Japanese Emperor’s Role in Foreign Policy

With Emperor Akihito’s historic abdication approaching, here’s a look at his accomplishments and what to expect from the next emperor, Crown Prince Naruhito.

Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito, and Crown Princess Masako attend a party in Tokyo.

March 8, 2018

United States
The Risks of U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

President Trump has proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, citing U.S. national security interests. Some experts argue that his plan could provoke retaliation from countries like China, or even a trade war.

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October 9, 2017

Cybersecurity
On Corporate Data Breaches, Blame the Victim

Victim-blaming should rightfully be frowned upon, except when it comes to data breaches in corporate America.

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April 18, 2019

Infectious Diseases
The Simple Solution That Saved Fifty-Four Million Lives

In 1968, two recent U.S. medical school graduates working in Dhaka, Bangladesh, developed oral rehydration solution—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt—that the British medical journal the Lancet has…

Dr. David Nalin and Dr. Richard Cash at the Council on Foreign Relations

April 10, 2019

Monetary Policy
CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with Al Kelly

Al Kelly discusses the accelerating transformation of the digital economy, including the global middle class, financial inclusion, and the future of work.

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July 21, 2016

China
The Future of Global Supply Chains: Workshop Report

Commerce has fundamentally changed over the past thirty years. Intermediate goods—or parts of products traded through global supply chains—now account for 70 percent of all trade. The Civil Society, …

Shipping containers sit at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California in this aerial photo taken February 6, 2015 (Reuters/Bob Riha, Jr.).

March 8, 2017

United States
Civil-Military Relations in the New Administration

Experts discuss the role of civil-military relations in the development of military advice; evaluate early changes to the national security system under President Trump; and consider possible reforms…

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September 22, 2016

Global
Global Hearts: Confronting the Cardiovascular Disease Crisis

Experts discuss the growing crisis of noncommunicable diseases, specifically cardiovascular diseases, and the initiatives by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prev…

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October 23, 2015

Global
Unlocking Food Security in the Twenty-First Century

Experts discuss the future of technology in the agricultural sector and how it can improve the current food environment.

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