Coronavirus Threat Hangs Over U.N. General Assembly
Some world leaders traveling to New York are ignoring coronavirus safety protocols.
America’s Pandemic Travel Bans No Longer Make Sense
A thoughtless, unscientific policy of closed borders—even to vaccinated travelers—does a little more damage every day.
Biden Can Bounce Back From Afghanistan—by Vaccinating the World
My former boss has a rare opportunity to prove his critics wrong.
The Forgotten Biological Terror of 9/11
A new type of fear gripped the United States 20 years ago—and never stopped spreading.
Biden Must Move Fast to Replace WHO’s Tedros
It will take an all-out diplomatic blitz to block the director-general’s impending reelection.
Sisi Is Leaving the Sick to Suffer in Egypt’s Prisons
The Egyptian government has deliberately let a former presidential candidate languish behind bars without proper medical care.
Indonesia Can’t Keep Up With Its COVID-19 Cases
As the massive wave driven by the delta variant spreads to outlying regions, official data may not reflect the scale of the tragedy.
The Whole World Needs Vaccines Before a Worse Variant Than Delta Arrives
The United States has to put global health first unless it wants a new disaster.
Belgium’s COVID-19 Comeback Is a Model for the World
Europe’s poster child for pandemic dysfunction can now teach other countries how to beat the disease.
Australia’s Borders Aren’t Closed for Everyone
Celebrity exemptions are testing the public’s patience.
Scotland Can’t Afford SNP Branding on COVID-19 Policies
U.K.-wide cooperation is vital to bringing the pandemic under control.
North Korea’s Curious COVID-19 Strategy
Pyongyang faces a looming catastrophe but is in no hurry to vaccinate its people.
Mexico’s School Closures Are Increasing Inequality
With schools shut for over a year, limited access to technology is exacerbating the education gap, leaving Indigenous communities behind.
Specter of Stagflation Hangs Over Emerging Markets
Rich countries’ pandemic policies are sucking growth and capital out of the developing world.