The coronavirus pandemic has become a global crisis that impacts countries around the world in different, yet often similarly devastating ways. Cornell experts can discuss how the infection is having an impact on health systems - as well as on politics - of countries in Asia, Africa and South America.
Uriel Abulof, a visiting professor in Cornell University’s Government Department and a senior lecturer of politics at Tel-Aviv University, comments on the preliminary results for Israel's elections and says that country's polarized politics are keeping it trapped in a draw.
Nine people were killed in the German city of Hanau after a right-wing extremist opened fire in a shisha bar. Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology at Cornell University, is an expert on far-right politics and the history and development of populism and fascism in Europe.
Jeremy Wallace, associate professor of government at Cornell University and an expert on Chinese politics, says that China's decision to postpone its annual political meetings is a sign of the outbreak’s ongoing disruption on China’s politics, as well as on its economics.
Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government at Cornell University, visited Rohingya refugee camps in January of 2020, where she is conducting a large-scale survey on the educational needs of the Rohingya and local host population in Bangladesh.
Uriel Abulof,avisiting professor at Cornell University’s Government Department and a senior lecturer of politics at Tel-Aviv University, comments on the long-awaited Middle East peace plan that Trump unveiled on Tuesday.
Allen Carlson, associate professor of government at Cornell University and an expert on Chinese politics, says the shadow of SARS is haunting China as it wrestles to bring under control yet another infectious disease outbreak within its borders.