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COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC (Pakistan) (Updated on 22nd June 2020 – 11:00 am)

The free & open Indo-Pacific an Empty Slogan

The free & open Indo-Pacific an Empty Slogan

By Interaction Desk The foundations for the contemporary use of the Indo-Pacific were arguably laid by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who spoke of a “dynamic coupling” of the Indian and Pacific Oceans in a 2007 speech to the Indian

The open skies treaty at a glance

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By Daryl Kimball Signed March 24, 1992, the open skies treaty permits each state-party to conduct short-notice, unarmed, reconnaissance flights over the others’ entire territories to collect data on military forces and activities. Observation aircraft used to fly the missions

What will emerge when post-WW2 order ends?

It was the war that, more than anything else, shaped our world By Jonathan Marcus Victory in Europe – or VE day – was clearly not the final chapter of the conflict. Japan remained to be fully defeated. But it

Pandemics and the Shape of human history

Outbreaks have sparked riots and propelled public-health innovations, prefigured revolutions and redrawn maps By Elizabeth Kolbert What’s often referred to as the first pandemic began in the city of Pelusium, near modern-day Port Said, in northeastern Egypt, in the year

COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC (Pakistan) (Updated on 19th May, 2020 – 11:00 am)

The Corona virus pandemic will forever alter the World Order

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The United States must protect its citizens from disease while starting the urgent work of planning for a new epoch By Henry A. Kissinger The surreal atmosphere of the Covid-19 pandemic calls to mind how I felt as a young

Westerners should embrace use of masks

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American society’s attitude toward whether people should wear masks to prevent the spread of the corona virus epidemic is changing. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reportedly reviewing its guidelines on wearing masks and recommendations that masks

World War C” presents a host of challenges for Central Asia

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By Andrew Korybko Central Asia is at risk of collapse if the socio-economic consequences of World War C aren’t addressed after much-needed remittance flows from Russia were abruptly cut off as a result of that country’s emergency quarantine measures, which

Corona virus cannot stop Britain’s war in Yemen


By Phil Miller Despite claiming to help tackle the corona virus pandemic, Britain’s military and arms industry continue to facilitate bombing one of the world’s poorest countries, which is most at risk from Covid-19. The Royal Air Force (RAF) and