United States

American Global Health Internationalism and the Ebola Crisis in West Africa

Christopher Keith Johnson • Jun 16 2020 • Articles

America will have great difficulty being the hospital and the gun shop for the global South. Perhaps it is time for it to re-examine its approach and re-order its priorities.

The New Normal: Trauma Informed International Practices During COVID-19

Ian Edgerly • May 2 2020 • Articles

If the current trend of lashing out from a perceived position of victimization and trauma via the United States is upheld throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the globe is truly living in the new norm.

Opinion – How Coronavirus Exposes Unequal Access to Education in America

Tanishka Talagadadeevi • Apr 30 2020 • Articles

What do you get when you cross coronavirus and unequal access to WiFi? A perfect example of how the US education system fails to satisfy the right to equal education.

Opinion – Lessons America’s Adversaries Can Learn from the Covid-19 Pandemic  

Dan G. Cox • Apr 26 2020 • Articles

If we fail to examine scenarios of pandemics worse than Covid-19, we will suffer similar results and western democracies may find it hard to recover from such events.

The Afghan Peace Agreement and Its Problems

Grant Farr • Apr 6 2020 • Articles

With a weak government in Kabul and with the United States removing its troops some fear the Taliban will wait until the US troops leave and then overrun Kabul.

Opinion – Nationalism and Trump’s Response to Covid-19

Benjamin Cherry-Smith • Apr 3 2020 • Articles

As covid-19 continues to spread in the US, the Trump administrations handling of it as a public health and economic issue will be at the forefront the election.

Review – Stamped from the Beginning

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Apr 3 2020 • Features

Ibram X. Kendi’s book is a thought-provoking account of America’s racial history and its impact on people of colour, providing a theorization of global anti-blackness.

Democracy in Virulent Times: Symbols and the Future of National Populism

Alexandros Koutsoukis • Mar 31 2020 • Articles

Winning the battle of symbols is of strategic significance and will define the character of our nations, the future of our democracies, and the legacy of populism.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Elizabeth Austin • Mar 25 2020 • Features

Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump’s election.

Opinion – International Humanitarian Law Should Have Been Part of the Taliban Deal

Todd Carney • Mar 24 2020 • Articles

By not providing specific provisions to curb the Taliban’s warfare tactics and get them to agree to IHL provisions, the US missed an opportunity.

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