Calls to expose China to coronavirus liability lawsuits overlook lasting harms to U.S. diplomacy and national security.
Divisions dating to the June 2017 split among Gulf Cooperation Council states have shaped the region’s contrasting approaches to political messaging and public health in a time of observance.
The age of heroic diplomacy is long gone.
Women in Colombia who support and empower their communities, often against organized violence, face unique and gendered threats. The coronavirus pandemic has made them even more acute.
Indonesia’s coronavirus response has been set back by misplaced priorities and a distrust of data. Without a course correction, the country could pay steep long-term costs.
Countries don’t need to be “friends” to get meaningful things done. But U.S.-China strategic competition is giving way to a kind of “managed enmity” that is disrupting the world and forestalling the prospect of transnational responses to transnational threats.
The kingdom’s national history, geopolitical competition, and future vision have all shaped its approach to the coronavirus. The Islamic holy month will underscore how long-standing traditions have changed.
China’s drastic measures helped contain the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to spread rapidly across the United States. Beijing has seized the moment to expand its global leadership and advertise its governance model.
In the face of the global health crisis, the kingdom is bringing back traditional policy approaches that the crown prince had brushed aside in his “new Saudi Arabia.”
The far-reaching political and economic impacts of pandemics warrant security coordination on par with that of military threats.
The coronavirus pandemic will likely have a transformative impact on multiple dimensions of democratic politics and on governance more broadly. Global leaders should prepare to respond quickly.
As Brazilian politicians argue over how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, civil society organizations from the country’s slums have come together to educate and advocate for their communities. But they cannot do it alone.
Despite their strategic rivalry, the United States and China have a history of coordinating in past public health and economic crises. Now that they are tipping into enmity, it may take other countries to nudge them back toward collaboration and joint action.
Carnegie’s new Global Protest Tracker reveals the nuances overlooked by many common theories about the recent wave of demonstrations around the world.
Division and self-interest have largely derailed efforts to restore legitimate governance in Yemen.
A mix of factors have shaped every country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, but the stakes for the democratic model are high.
As its number of coronavirus cases grows, India is just beginning to expand diagnostic and manufacturing capacities. The road ahead will be long.
The coronavirus outbreak raises questions about how to cope with crises both within Europe and well outside its borders.
The United States and China worked together to combat the SARS and H5N1 outbreaks, but the new coronavirus has been met with finger-pointing and recrimination.
Times of uncertainty present opportunities for corrupt actors to act corruptly—and the crisis caused by the novel coronavirus will be no exception.