American Security Project Report Examines HIV/AIDS In Russia, Highlights National Security Issues Associated With Epidemic

American Security Project: Perspective — Russia’s Silent Epidemic: Diplomatic Opportunities for Addressing HIV/AIDS
“This report examines the problem of HIV/AIDS in Russia, discussing the national security issues associated with the epidemic. It argues that Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic has grown to a level that severely threatens the stability of the country’s economy, culture, and military. … [I]t is in the best humanitarian and national security interests of the United States to attempt to effectively manage Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic, as such efforts will not only prevent international instability, but potentially serve to partially thaw the tense U.S.-Russia Relationship” (6/18).

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