CIC senior fellow James Traub discusses the ultranationalist views that are still dominating the Republican party in the post-Trump era for Foreign Policy.
"Yet Trump has deposited spores of nationalism across the right-wing world, and they continue to multiply. Only a remnant of the Republican Party is committed to free trade and free markets, just as only a remnant of the party is committed to a hawkish internationalism."
CIC senior fellow James Traub publishes a book review of Ben Rhodes, the chief speechwriter for US President Obama's new release, "Being American in the World We've Made."
"Now Rhodes has written a more ambitious and less conventional book that seeks to combine the firsthand experience of the foreign correspondent, the special access of the intimate to power, personal memoir and armchair speculation."
CIC non-resident fellow Ben Oppenheim co-authored an article published by Nature about the need for a sustained program to build knowledge on pandemic risk, and "if the world is to be ready for the next crisis."
"There are multiple efforts to assess preparedness for threats to global health, including the recently created Global Preparedness Monitoring Board. However, there is no sustained effort to track and report on pandemic risk, which could guide and focus efforts to prepare."
CIC non-resident fellow Michael F. Harsch co-authored this analysis, published by the United States Insitute of Peace. The authors cover how a new measure of state capacity could enable the U.S. to engage more effectively with fragile states
This UNB article mentions a recent report co-authored by NYU CIC, UN Women, and BRAC "Demographic and Socioeconomic Changes Induced by the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh: Dynamics and challenges of new circumstances."
CIC program lead Leah Zamore participated in a policy dialogue session with BRAC and UN Women to unveil the research paper "Demographic and socio-economic changes induced by the COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges of new circumstances."
"For much of the world, COVID-19 has been a crisis of immobility...But there's another kind of crisis, of forced mobility: for many millions of people, those same lockdowns that have kept much of the world in place made staying in place impossible. It made it impossible to make rent, to find food, to make a living."