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. 

The Case Against a Pandemic Treaty

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

The Mexico-United States Border, COVID-19, and Global Health Diplomacy

Mexico and the United States need to reformulate their bilateral health diplomacy in the aftermath of COVID-19

Environment

Nature's Unprecedented Role at the Glasgow UN Climate Summit

Multi-stakeholder collaboration on natural climate solutions can transform climate action

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 Pandemic and the Future of India's Foreign Policy

Mismanagement of COVID-19 at home squandered India's advantages in vaccine diplomacy

Migration

Border Management After COVID-19: New Strategies Required

The WHO has an opportunity to align public health and domestic politics on border measures after the pandemic

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 

Governance

Indonesia's Foreign Policy and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jakarta tests a new foreign policy strategy on the challenges created by COVID-19

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

Environment

The Policy Challenge of Extreme Heat and Climate Change

Health threats in a hotter world require policy action at every level of political and social life

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

The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy

The pandemic has made reversing the global decline in democracy and freedom harder

Governance

Global Health and Democracy: Managing Two Top U.S. Priorities

U.S. foreign policy commitment to both health and democratic norms is imperative

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

The World Needs U.S. Funding to Prevent and Prepare for the Next Pandemic

At this week's White House pandemic summit and beyond, all eyes are on the United States

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

Migration

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

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

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

Governance

A New Global Health Order?

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

Governance

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

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

Governance

Global Health's Reckoning with Realpolitik

Geopolitics, global health, and foreign policy

Governance

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

Governance

On Global Health, President Biden's Finest Hour

American leadership arrives at the G7 summit

Governance

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

What the World Health Assembly meeting revealed

Governance

U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Health Explored

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