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This year will witness two great anniversaries: 75 years since the end of World War II and 75 years since the establishment of the United Nations.
Today, we face the moral dilemma of rescuing the economy at the risk of human lives if coronavirus cases surge and spread. But this is a false dichotomy because with the right long-term strategy and strong global cooperation, the United States is capable of tackling this twofold challenge.
Eighty years ago, an undergraduate at Harvard University was working frantically on his senior thesis about the global crisis that was unfolding before his eyes. That thesis became “Why England Slept,” John F. Kennedy’s bestseller in the United States and United Kingdom.
As more evidence emerges that COVID-19 is tied to an increased risk of dangerous blood clots, new research suggests that giving patients blood thinners may improve their odds of survival.
It’s a sad irony that the Swedish Embassy opened its new exhibition on mobility just as the coronavirus pandemic essentially ground mobility to a halt around the world. But the lessons of how to move around smarter will be just as important, if not more so, in a post-pandemic world.
There is a long history of countries overthrowing other countries’ governments to get what they want. There is an equally long history of such efforts ending in abject failure. So why does the idea of forcible regime change continues to hold sway in U.S. foreign policy circles?