As Secretary of State Colin Powell arrives in the Middle East, the Brookings Institution will present a press briefing to assess:
- Powell’s objectives and prospects for success
- The goals and strategies of Israel, the Palestinians, and other countries in the region
- Why President Bush decided to launch this initiative at this time
- How the current situation will affect America’s counter-terrorism strategy
University Professor, Social Science, International Affairs, and Law - Maxwell School, Syracuse University
A Brookings report using NSSO data has shown that 15 per cent of Indians now have some form of health insurance compared to 1 per cent in 2004. Also, while nearly 62 per cent in Andhra Pradesh are covered, less than 5 per cent of people in UP have health insurance.