Tag: Health

Featured article: Before the Next Outbreak: Prepare for Everything Together by Jeremy Hershfield, Conrad Wilmoski and Kelly Meister Pandemic diseases are one of the top security threats to the U.S. Naturally, the prospect of a highly contagious disease incapacitating and/or killing large numbers of U.S. citizens is a vitally important concern to policymakers. Therefore, in keeping with […]

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On November 4, President Obama signed an Executive Order promoting global health security, particularly infectious disease threats. The Executive Order builds on the progress of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) that was launched in 2014, and establishes long-term policy objectives for global health. The Executive Order also establishes a GHSA Interagency Review Council tasked with carrying […]

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National Security Dinner, Drinks, and a Near-Fatal Ambush for U.S. Diplomats, Foreign Policy 9/11 Commission leader: US at ‘stalemate’ in anti-terror fight 15 years later, The Hill Party lines split U.S. on terror threat 15 years after 9/11: poll, Reuters Obama Unlikely to Vow No First Use of Nuclear Weapons, The New York Times The […]

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This week Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (Southcom), affirmed Southcom’s role in the “whole-of-hemisphere” approach to combating the Zika virus. Tidd spoke at a Council of the Americas forum on March 22, where he discussed the part Southcom and other U.S. agencies play in the fight against the virus. “Our […]

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On January 27, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced that they have been asked to support the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in their efforts related to the Zika virus. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that the DoD experts have been asked to help gather other experts and stakeholders to aid in […]

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Last Friday, the White House released President Obama’s new National Security Strategy, which builds on the progress of the last six years, and provides a vision and strategy for advancing the nation’s interests…

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Last month, CSIS published a report on the Office of Global Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services. The report reviews the history of HHS, its previous role in global health affairs, and…

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On 2-3 December 2013, world leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. for the launch of the Global Fund’s Fourth Replenishment, entitled “No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save Lives.”

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