- ReportApr 11, 2012Defense and Security, International Security, Nuclear Weapons, Acquisition and Resources, Terrorism, Military Strategy, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Food and Water, Demography, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Alternative Energy, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Space, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Global Health Policy, HIV/AIDS, Media Analysis, Global Strategy, Cybersecurity, Regional Analysis, Governance, Technology Policy, Development Policy, Disaster Risk Reduction, Global ProsperityAfghanistan, Africa, Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Caucasus, Central Asia, China, Eastern Europe, Egypt, Europe, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Japan, Korea, Middle East, NATO, North Africa, North America, Oceania, Pakistan, Russia, Russia and Eurasia, South America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, Western Europe
- ReportBy Judyth TwiggApr 9, 2012
After nearly a decade of dipping its toes in the waters of international development assistance (IDA), Russia appears ready in 2012 to reconfigure its institutional apparatus for global aid—perhaps as a prelude to emergence as a more serious presence and partner on the IDA landscape.
- ReportMar 29, 2012
With the introduction of Feed the Future (FTF)—the U.S. government’s program to refocus foreign assistance on agricultural development—the private sector has been named a priority partner. The U.S. food and agriculture sector is a thriving, complex industry that has benefited from a legacy of exceptionally strong partnership with the public sector.
- ReportBy Masanori Akiyama and Ryozo NagaiMar 29, 2012
As Japan faces rapid aging, a declining birthrate, widening income disparity, expanding fiscal debt, and remarkable hikes in health care costs, the sustainability of its health care system is at stake. Despite the need to allocate limited medical resources optimally, Japan lacks a common platform for sharing medical data, ideally over the Internet.
- ReportMar 28, 2012
This report examines the political history of the international AIDS conferences from 1985 to the present. It is less a survey of major public health achievements in the fight against HIV/AIDS than an examination of the politics of the conferences themselves.
- ReportMar 16, 2012
Ukraine has been experiencing what has now become Europe’s most severe HIV epidemic. As of 2009, people who inject drugs (PWID) represented about 60 percent of all HIV-infected people in Ukraine, and nearly 50 percent of new HIV infections registered in 2010 were among PWID.
- ReportMar 7, 2012
Palestinians, Israelis, Americans, and others are engaged in high-stakes brinkmanship over recognition of a Palestinian state at the United Nations. For the Palestinian leadership, pursuing UN statehood and membership in UN bodies holds out the prospect of greater international recognition and rare diplomatic leverage over both the United States and Israel.
- Critical QuestionsFeb 29, 2012
On February 23–24, the U.S. delegation headed by Ambassador Glyn T. Davies, special representative for North Korea policy, held a third exploratory round of U.S.-DPRK bilateral talks in Beijing with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Kye Gwan.
- ReportFeb 27, 2012
Over the course of 2011, the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria experienced unprecedented adversity. Media accounts and internal reports drew attention to instances of corruption involving grantees: $34 million of probable fraud in four African countries triggered a suspension of assistance by Germany and two other European donors.
- ReportBy Haim MalkaFeb 16, 2012
In less than three decades Hamas health care activities have transformed dramatically. This transformation in health care has mirrored Hamas’s own evolution, albeit incomplete, from a militant organization to a de facto government.