The Ebola outbreak unfolding in Eastern DRC is the most recent, powerful showcase of what it means to battle dangerous health security threats in a disordered world. While categoric judgments are elusive, the high risk of losing the game in the DRC is becoming apparent.
Ultimately, amnesty and rehabilitation initiatives will remain a hard sell while public faith in Kenya’s security apparatus is low, as Richard Downie from CSIS Africa Program writes in a new commentary.
October 18, 2018
| Heather A. Conley, Donatienne RuyA new CSIS report "Crossing Borders: How the Migration Crisis Transformed Europe’s External Policy" examine the shift in the European Union’s foreign and development policies through funding decisions to respond to the 2015-2016 migration crisis and its lasting consequences.
With greater, accelerating urbanization in food security, food systems in the global South deserve a specific place at the table of development priorities, as Christian Man, research fellow with the CSIS Global Food Security Project, writes in his commentary.
This report outlines the main observations from a recent trip made by a research team from the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the CSIS Global Food Security Project to Uganda and gives policy recommendations for future U.S. engagement on nutrition in Uganda.
In the absence of a clear U.S. policy, first lady Melania Trump’s travel last week renewed questions about U.S. priorities, programs, and funding in sub-Saharan Africa as Judd Devermont, CSIS Africa Program director, writes in a new CQ piece.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s foreign counterparts are forging closer partnerships with the region because they see new openings for trade and investment, as well as growing threats from terrorism, criminality, epidemics, and irregular migration.
August 15, 2018
| Alice Hunt FriendThe United States must scale its resourcing to meet its policy objectives, but these objectives must themselves be tailored to realistic threat assessments. Changes to U.S. presence affect U.S. preparation to face the next crisis.