U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Health

A Pandemic in a More Dangerous World—It's Time to Rethink U.S. Engagement on Global Health 

This series focuses on the challenges that U.S. engagement on global health faces in a world battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, divided by power politics, and uncertain about the ability of the United States to sustain global leadership. 

This series is made possible by the generous support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

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

Rethinking Border Management and Global Health Security after the Pandemic

Border measures will be a more complex and controversial challenge for the post-pandemic world


Pandemics, Pathological Politics, and International Order

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


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


U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Health Explored

A series on the future of U.S. engagement on global health


Health Security and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Health and Security for Whom?

The pandemic proves that "health security" should no longer drive global health policy


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

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


A New Global Health Order?

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


A "Third Way" for World Order After COVID-19

The pandemic will accelerate the development of a "multiplex" world


The COVID Pandemic—A Global Crisis in an Era of Great Power Rivalry 

The United States must prepare for future pandemics in a geopolitical world


Global Health's Reckoning with Realpolitik

Geopolitics, global health, and foreign policy


On Global Health, President Biden's Finest Hour

American leadership arrives at the G7 summit


A New Era in U.S. Global Health Leadership?

What the World Health Assembly meeting revealed