New AtlanticistOct 30, 2023
A warming world could unleash dangerous new pathogens. Metagenomics early warning tools are vital for pandemic prevention.
By Oluwayemisi Ajumobi
There is a need for policies that enable mainstream adoption and equitable scale-up of new genomic sequencing technologies capable of rapid and comprehensive surveillance of emerging biological threats.
In the NewsFeb 16, 2023
Metzl on Fox News discussing the need to investigate the origins of COVID
On February 10, Scowcroft Strategy Initiative Nonresident Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl appeared on Fox News to discuss the need for a bipartisan 9/11-style commission investigating the origins of the COVID-19 virus. He asserts that the noncompliance of the Chinese governments is cause for worry, and further investigation is the best means to prepare for - or even stop - a future pandemic. Metzl stresses that this is a bipartisan issue that has seen agreement and consensus among members of both sides of the aisle. He also notes the lack of transparency on the part of the NIH in the work they were minimally funding in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
New AtlanticistFeb 3, 2023
Russian War Report: Satellite imagery indicates a build-up of air defense missile systems in southern Russia
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
Satellite imagery suggests the build-up of air defense missile systems in southern Russia while Ukraine warns of a potential spring Russian offensive.
SouthAsiaSourceJan 26, 2023
How a health attache can elevate global health diplomacy
By South Asia Center
In his recently published issue brief "Health attaches are the missing link in global diplomacy," non-resident senior fellow Dr. Edmond Fernandes argues that health attaches are the missing piece in diplomacy. To launch the brief, the South Asia Center convened a panel of experts.
Issue BriefDec 20, 2022
A next-generation agenda for US-ROK-Japan cooperation
By Lauren D. Gilbert, Kyoko Imai
Trilateral cooperation among the United States, Japan, and South Korea has proved challenging over the years, owing largely to historical tensions. As a result, this project has sought perspectives from next-generation leaders of the three countries to define areas where targeted, flexible, and informal cooperative arrangements can provide clear mutual benefit to all.