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The Impact of COVID-19 on National and Global Security

We asked SIS professor Joshua Rovner, who served as scholar-in-residence at the National Security Agency and US Cyber Command in 2018-2019, to share his views on how COVID-19 is affecting international security.
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Norse attack map on the 275th Cyberspace Squadron's operations floor at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.

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US Cybersecurity Commission Calls for International Cooperation, Resilience, and Retaliation

In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
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A woman draped in the Brazilian flag watches temporary hospital installation in Rio de Janeiro

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How Have Brazil and Bolsonaro Responded to the Coronavirus?

A Q&A with SIS professor Agustina Giraudy about the response of Brazil and its president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Can the Coronavirus Response Cause Lasting Environmental Progress?

A Q&A with SIS professor Simon Nicholson on the environmental impacts of stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic.
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How Will the IMF Help the World Recover from COVID-19?

A Q&A with SIS Professor Tamar Gutner on the role of the IMF in global recovery from the economic recession resulting from the novel coronavirus
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A group of refugees wear masks.

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How Refugees Are Especially Vulnerable to COVID-19

SIS professor Tazreena Sajjad discusses how refugees around the world are especially vulnerable to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 Coronavirus task force, addresses reporters Saturday, April 4, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room.

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Clear, Consistent Health Messaging Critical to Limiting Coronavirus Deaths

When a government's health messaging during a crisis is inconsistent or unrealistic, it engenders the kind of confusion, misinformation and non-cooperation seen in the US and UK.
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Health care worker looks at COVID-19 map on a computer in Côte d'Ivoire.

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Coronavirus: Here's Why Rich Neighbors Should Help Developing Economies

While countries like the US and Italy have been among the hardest hit, the pandemic is severely straining the health systems and economies of countries across the world.
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How COVID-19 Affects Undocumented Workers

SIS professor Nina Yamanis explains how a lack of access to health care and financial assistance creates especially dangerous circumstances for undocumented workers during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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From left to right: Lidia Awad, Dr. Kiersten Johnson, and Sidney Larsen.

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AU YouthMappers Change Their World by Mapping It

Thanks to the new YouthMappers chapter at AU, students can support international development projects—including disaster relief, emergency preparedness, migration crises, and food security—from their own couches.
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