April 6, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Contrasting COVID-19 with climate change underscores how urgency often trumps importance in motivating political action.
March 30, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The disastrous stalemate between the United States and China is preventing the UN Security Council from issuing a powerful resolution, or even a declaration, to mobilize the international system agai…
March 26, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
In the absence of U.S. leadership, multilateral responses to COVID-19 have been inadequate to date.
March 23, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Contrasting the current pandemic with past crises underscores U.S. President Donald J. Trump's abdication of global leadership.
March 18, 2020News Release
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and CFR’s Think Global Health website offer resources on the coronavirus pandemic, including background and expert analysis. Find all of CFR’s coronavirus-re…
March 16, 2020Immigration and Migration
Nations should use existing international institutions, instruments, and laws to protect and assist vulnerable populations, while mobilizing foreign aid to help communities in the developing world ab…
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 9, 2020Democracy
A new Freedom House report finds that India and the United States were among the foremost contributors last year to democratic backslide and that global freedom continues to decline.
March 2, 2020Global Commons
Protecting the biosphere requires new conceptions of sovereign obligation.