Mexico: Journalists Die in the Dark

By Sean Carver Heber López, Roberto Toledo, Lourdes Maldonado López, Margarito Martínez Esquivel, José Luis Gamboa. These journalists were killed this year in Mexico – and this is not an aberration. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) recognizes Mexico as one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists, and it is only getting worse. According... Continue Reading →

How to Prevent Future Shortages in the Medical Supply Chain

By Tyler Parmelee The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on several vulnerabilities throughout American society, from dismantled state unemployment systems and chronically underfunded school districts to fragile service sector employment and a lackluster social safety net. One particular vulnerability could have uniquely devastating consequences during future crises if left unaddressed: the U.S. health care... Continue Reading →

Cooperation Amidst Competition: China, the US, and Climate Change 竞争中的合作:中国,美国与气候变化

As the world’s largest CO2 emitters, China and the U.S. have unique roles in the international community’s shift toward sustainable development. The imperative to confront climate change is obvious, but how can these superpowers cooperate in the context of increased competition? 作为世界第一和第二大碳排放国,中国和美国在国际社会转向可持续发展的过程中扮演着特殊的角色。很显然,这两个超级大国必须直面气候变化,但在竞争不断加剧的环境中,它们该如何开展合作?

Amid a Historic Peace Deal, a People Forgotten

By Adam DuBard On September 15th, President Trump and the White House hosted dignitaries from Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain for a historic event, as Bahrain and UAE became the third and fourth Arab nations to normalize relations with Israel. Both nations joined Egypt and Jordan, who had previously signed peace treaties... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 and the escalation of Sino-US relations: Op-Ed 来论 COVID-19与中美冲突升级

By Michael Xiaochen Zhang 张笑尘 NANJING, China — As COVID-19 spreads around the world and alters the way people engage with each other, new fissures have been exposed in the U.S.-China relationship. During this period of crisis, when mutual cooperation between countries, institutions and global citizens is vital, domestic and foreign policy agendas have continued... Continue Reading →

Sino-American obstacles to addressing climate change 中美在应对气候变化时面临的挑战

Daniel Mikesell October 29, 2019 NANJING, China — In October 2010, Chinese leaders were infuriated with the United States after the American Embassy in Beijing tweeted about “crazy bad” levels of air pollution. The embassy’s air pollution data showed that air pollution in Beijing was much worse than the official Chinese data suggested. To Americans,... Continue Reading →

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