Innovations: Why the Future of Search and Rescue Might Rely on this Drone

Every year, Switzerland responds to about 1,000 backcountry search-and-rescue (SAR) emergencies—hikers injured in falls, thrill-seekers who’ve gone missing, campers stranded by rock slides or floods. ...


Obama Dreams of an AIDS-Free Generation

But if Washington doesn’t put more money behind its ambitious rhetoric, HIV could make a major comeback. An investigation on the front line of the disease.


Rumors About AIDS Shuts Down Sri Lankan School

After rumors a Sri Lankan boy had AIDS, his classmates stopped showing up to school.

Shadow Government

The House that Bush Built

How Barack Obama embraced the fight against AIDS and malaria that George W. Bush began.


Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence

A lottery program in Lesotho led to a 21.4 percent reduction in HIV incidence among participants over a two-year period.


‘Here They Can Be Themselves’

How the trials and triumphs of an ancient transgender community could make headway for the slow-moving fight against a blame-the-victim culture in India.


Hey Swaziland: $18 Won’t Buy You a Solution to Your AIDS Crisis

Certainly, when the World Bank gave Swaziland money to combat HIV and AIDS, the international development bank intended for some of the funds to pay ...


Angels and Demons

Pentecostalism is the world's fastest growing religious movement. But in much of Africa, it's fueling witch-hunts and the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Stephen M. Walt

NSA Spying: Where’s the Beef?

I have a question about the diplomatic value of all the NSA spying we've been reading about lately: Where's the tangible payoff for all this ...

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