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Q+A
An end to Hong Kong as we know it?
Published July 4, 2020
Beijing enacts new security law aimed at stamping out opposition to ruling communist party, extinguishing business interests and fragile democratic freedoms along with it
Flattening the curve
Individuals practiced physical distancing before state mandates
Published July 1, 2020
New study of cell phone data shows that people in counties hardest hit by the pandemic voluntarily reduced their number of daily trips outside the home to slow the spread of coronavirus
Global affairs
Experts imagine a post-pandemic world
Published July 1, 2020
Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins hosts a two-day forum exploring our shifting geopolitical landscape
Q+A
Distributing a COVID-19 vaccine raises complex ethical issues
Published July 1, 2020
Bioethicist Ruth Faden says a vaccine is no 'silver bullet' for ending the pandemic—once a vaccine is developed, complex questions of distribution and access arise
Politics
Veering toward a civilian-military crisis
Published June 30, 2020
SAIS panelists weigh in on strained civilian-military relations and the risk that domestic politics may damage the perception that U.S. Armed Forces are apolitical
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