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India’s COVID-19 Crisis Pushes the US to Get Vaccine Diplomacy Right

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

“Viruses don't respect borders and neither do their knock-on effects,” Elizabeth Shackelford writes in the Chicago Tribune. “An uncontrolled outbreak in a country of 1.4 billion people is a crisis for all.”

A nurse prepares COVID-19 vaccine for a patient in India
REUTERS
COVID-19

We're Leaving Afghanistan. Now What?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Just a few weeks after announcing the exit, the United States is already making progress withdrawing troops and resources from the site of America's longest war.

US soldiers leave Afghanistan
US Air Force
US Foreign Policy

South Korea Is Staying Out of the US-China Rivalry

In the News
World Politics Review
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff examines South Korea's careful negotiation of its security alliance with the United States, along with its economic dependence on China.

South Korean President Moon
REUTERS
Public Opinion

When Intermediary Links in the Supply Chain are Weakened, the Whole Food System Suffers

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Businesses in the center of the value chain are crucial to the food system, and these intermediary links are under threat from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A worker holds a crate of vegetables.
TechnoServe
Food and Agriculture

Preventing the Next Pandemic

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Pandemics have plagued humans throughout our existence. What role does global coordination play in breaking the cycle?

A scientist looks at a bat to test infection
REUTERS
Global Health

Elizabeth Shackelford on Afghanistan

Video Series
Wait Just a Minute

Twenty years after the war began, the United States' forces will officially leave Afghanistan on September 11, 2021. What's the argument to leave and why has it taken so long?

Elizabeth Shackelford
US Foreign Policy

Amid Surges and Vaccine Issues, Global Public Opinion Shows Crisis is not Over

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Following high profile pauses to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, as well as surging cases in different parts of the world, it is clear that the gains in some countries do not signal an end to the pandemic.

Abdul Goni
Public Opinion

Could a Data Sharing Protocol be Agriculture's Missing Link?

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Digital Green explains how a data sharing protocol can empower farmers and build a better food system in week two of our blog series, Harvesting Tomorrow.

Food and Agriculture

Flower Wine, Inflation, and Misunderstood Potatoes

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development!

Food and Agriculture

Trump Aftershocks Still Pose Challenges for US-Japan Alliance

In the News
The National Interest
Coauthors

Craig Kafura and Dina Smeltz discuss how the US can reassure its allies of its commitment and credibility.

Public Opinion