March 19, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The coronavirus pandemic dominating global headlines and individual anxiety lists powerfully illustrates the importance, and fragility, of trust in public officials. Public health depends upon participation, and when citizens mistrust those asking them to make sacrifices or take unusual steps to protect the greater good, even the most thoughtful interventions are doomed to fail.
March 17, 2020South Korea
Strengthening South Korea’s alliance with the United States begins with a return to strong shared values and principles based on the common systems of liberal democracy and market economy.
March 17, 2020China
As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic spreads worldwide, the public health crisis and response will lay bare China’s leadership aspirations as a great power. It is too soon to say preci…
March 17, 2020Cybersecurity
Late Sunday evening, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was hit with a cyberattack. This is not the first time that cybercriminals have targeted the U.S. health-care system during the c…
March 16, 2020China
Despite an initially horrendous response to the coronavirus, covering up initial warning signs, suppressing information about it, and allowing some five million people to leave Wuhan in a rush before…
March 13, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the coronavirus dominates the conversation, Senator Sanders defends a sister-city program, and exp…
March 12, 2020India
Principles Take a Back Seat to Realpolitik.
March 10, 2020South Korea
2020 may prove to be a critical year for the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
March 6, 2020Cybersecurity
An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between October and December 2019.