Global Health
1 Polio is a proxy for chaos

The polio virus, as it is frustratingly inclined to do, has rebounded again despite the ongoing, determined effort aimed at worldwide eradication. Like the game whack-a-mole, polio is popping up again in locations that we thought had gotten rid of it for good – like Israel or eastern Europe.

World Politics
0 Israel’s leader and cartoon diplomacy

It’s not clear if one should laugh or cry watching how a world leader made his case — for military intervention, no less — at the United Nations this week. Below is the actual photo of Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu at the UN talking about the threat posed by Iran’s reported…