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January 8, 2009

Economic Crises
The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Overview Though the United States of America faces its toughest budgetary and economic challenges since the Great Depression, it cannot afford to eliminate, or even reduce, its foreign assistance …

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May 16, 2008

Food and Water Security
Food Failures and Futures

Overview The cost of food is soaring, threatening many poor countries with famine. Among the most acute cases is Myanmar, where Cyclone Nargis has rendered an estimated 1.5 million homeless and…

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July 18, 2005

Infectious Diseases
HIV and National Security

Overview The HIV/AIDS pandemic is affecting the security of states throughout the world, weakening economies, military and police forces, government structures, and social structures. This is the …

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January 31, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
CFR Symposium Backgrounder on Food and Drugs

Laurie Garrett and Yanzhong Huang provide a backgrounder for the CFR Symposium, Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization? Every aspect of the world's food, drug, …

April 21, 2009

Infectious Diseases
The Evolution and Future of Donor Assistance for HIV/AIDS

Overview The fight against HIV and AIDS has become a massive exercise. Twenty years ago, the AIDS epidemic was solely a topic of medical and public health concern in most societies. Today the pand…

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April 19, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
The New Global Health Agenda

Overview The field of global health is witnessing a shift in focus from disease-driven initiatives to projects aimed at increasing the sustainability and strengthening of health systems. A crucial…

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June 19, 2013

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Global Health Regime

This page is part of the multimedia Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Despite medical advances and improvements in sanitation, water supply, nutrition, housing, and education, p…

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March 22, 2012

Radicalization and Extremism
SAVE Supporting Document: Becoming a Former

Introduction Google Ideas is the "think/do" tank of Google Inc. We explore issues of social and political complexity where the role of technology—specifically, the Internet and mobile communicatio…

May 15, 2007

Health Policy and Initiatives
Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the AIDS Epidemic?

Introduction The U.S. is in the midst of a five-year, $15 billion commitment to fight AIDS in developing countries. Despite that support, and billions of dollars from other sources, the AIDS pande…

November 27, 2001

Agricultural Policy
Across the Rubicon

Overview The world's agricultural system stands at the shores of a technological Rubicon. On the near side, where most farmers toil today, new strains of crops are still largely the product of con…