Trump Is Ill-Suited to Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak (Defense One)

A crisis that is heading into its third month could draw out every personal and managerial failing that the president has shown to this point.

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2020/02/trump-ill-suited-respond-coronavirus-outbreak/163190/?oref=d-river

BY PETER NICHOLAS

Health Care in President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget (Brookings)

On February 10, the White House released President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget.1 Budgets are often described as statements of priorities. This budget attempts to obscure what remains atop the Trump administration’s health policy priority list: eliminating the coverage expansions implemented by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

https://jamanetwork.com/channels/health-forum/fullarticle/2761532

Matthew FiedlerLoren AdlerChristen Linke Young

Security in the Arab-Persian Gulf (Valdai Discussion Club)

Today, Russia is the only country capable of holding talks with all Gulf capitals, and hosting their representatives. This is something those capitals must consider and benefit from, by working with Russia to launch a practical course of action to create the “Gulf Security and Cooperation Organization”, to guarantee the security and cooperation in the gulf countries and among their peoples, writes Amal Abou Zeid, advisor to the President Lebanon; Member of the Lebanese Parliament, Free Patriotic Movement (2016–2018), and participant of the Ninth Middle East Conference of the Valdai Duscission Club

https://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/security-arab-persian-gulf/

Amal Abou Zeid