David P. Fidler

David P. Fidler is a Senior Fellow for Global Health and Cybersecurity at the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2009 and 2010, he participated in the Interagency Afghanistan Integrated Civilian-Military Pre-Deployment Training Course and the Provincial Reconstruction Team Orientation Course at the Foreign Service Institute.

Governance

The Case Against a Pandemic Treaty

Strengthening global health governance after COVID-19 does not require a pandemic treaty

Environment

The Glasgow Summit and U.S. Foreign Policy on Climate Change

Domestic politics, not diplomacy, will determine what "America is Back" means for climate change

Governance

The G20 Disappoints on Global Health, but That's OK with the United States 

U.S. foreign policy on global health did not require the G20 Summit to be transformative 

Environment

Climate Change, Global Health, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Climate change adaptation is now an imperative for U.S. foreign policy on global health

Governance

The Challenge of Strengthening Democracy and Global Health in U.S. Foreign Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has battered the belief that democracy is good for global health

Governance

President Biden's COVID-19 Summit and the Shift in Pandemic Geopolitics

The pandemic is fading in importance for balance-of-power politics

Governance

From Synergies to Tragedies: 9/11, Terrorism, and Pathogenic Threats

After the 9/11 and anthrax attacks, efforts to mesh counterterrorism and public health have failed

Governance

Pandemics, Pathological Politics, and International Order

A review of the new book "Aftershocks" by Colin Kahl and Thomas Wright

Governance

The Afghanistan Disaster and U.S. Foreign Policy on Global Health

The Taliban's triumph has terrible implications for past, present, and future U.S. foreign policy on global health

Governance

Here We Go Again: U.S. Policy and Health Security

Framing pandemics as security threats failed to prepare the United States for COVID-19

Governance

A New Global Health Order?

Low-income countries and non-alignment in the wake of the pandemic

Governance

Global Health's Reckoning with Realpolitik

Geopolitics, global health, and foreign policy