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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Questions from Quarantine: How Risky Are Holiday Gatherings?

The Security and Global Health Project is proud to present a weekly web series with Security Mom Juliette Kayyem and Medicine Mom Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux. Each week, our experts will answer your questions from quarantine and give you advice on staying sane and sanitary in a global crisis. We hope you'll join our Moms every Tuesday, and if you have a question that you want answered, tweet with #QuestionsFromQuarantine.

Sunrise over an empty ballfield

Wikimedia CC/Travis Wise

Analysis & Opinions - CNN

The Unrelenting Horizonlessness of the Covid World

| Sep. 22, 2020

The authors write that the COVID-19 pandemic has erased many of the spatial and temporal horizons that people rely on, even if they don't notice them very often. People don't know how the economy will look, how social life will go on, how their home routines will be changed, how work will be organized, and how universities or the arts or local commerce will survive.

embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif.

AP/Noah Berger, File

Analysis & Opinions - Scientific American

The Next Administration Must Get Science and Technology Policy Right

    Authors:
  • Susan Eisenhower
  • Wanda Austin
  • Ryan Costello
  • Margaret Hamburg
  • Arati Prabhakar
  • Kathy Sullivan
  • Deborah Wince-Smith
| Sep. 22, 2020

John P. Holdren and coauthors argue that the next presidential administration must renew its commitment to investing in science and technology regardless of who wins in November. The United States is facing a great host of challenges that underscore the urgent need for renewed investment in the science and technology enterprise and the rapid application of new scientific knowledge and advanced technology to solve complex problems.

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Questions from Quarantine: Life Post-COVID 2021 and Beyond

The Security and Global Health Project is proud to present a weekly web series with Security Mom Juliette Kayyem and Medicine Mom Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux. Each week, our experts will answer your questions from quarantine and give you advice on staying sane and sanitary in a global crisis. We hope you'll join our Moms every Tuesday, and if you have a question that you want answered, tweet with #QuestionsFromQuarantine.

In this June 24, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and Vice President Mike Pence.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

How Should the Next President Wield the U.S. Dollar?

| Sep. 21, 2020

From the development of the SWIFT network in the confrontation of terror financing, to the economic sanctioning of Russia in response to its aggressive actions in neighboring territory, understanding of the power brandished by American policymakers in global finance is critical to protecting national interests.

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Analysis & Opinions - Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique

Why Russia’s Alliance With China is Improbable, But Not Impossible

| Sep. 21, 2020

The relationship between China and Russia is getting stronger by the hour. To ascertain that this is the case, one needs to look no further than Xi Jinping’s and Vladimir Putin’s calendar of visits. The two have met about 30 times and show no sign of developing fatigue from seeing each other.

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Questions from Quarantine: Time to Get A Flu Shot?

The Security and Global Health Project is proud to present a weekly web series with Security Mom Juliette Kayyem and Medicine Mom Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux. Each week, our experts will answer your questions from quarantine and give you advice on staying sane and sanitary in a global crisis. We hope you'll join our Moms every Tuesday, and if you have a question that you want answered, tweet with #QuestionsFromQuarantine.