Tag: diplomacy

Cold War

If Biden fails, then China can pick up the pieces. If Biden starts to deliver in any of its three areas, Beijing’s bargaining position could become weaker and the US might be unwilling to talk and compromise with… Read More

Vaccine

An eight-week gap seems to be the sweet spot for tackling the Delta variant. There is limited data available on how long protection from current Covid-19 vaccine doses lasts and whether an additional booster dose would be beneficial… Read More

Nepal

The battle against the pandemic is being fought not just by medics in hospitals, but by volunteers and activists through social media, online groups and community organising, while political leaders are widely seen as incompetent and indifferent. The… Read More

Ethiek

It is someone’s right to embrace the theory that ivermectin is a miracle drug, vaccine horror stories and conspiracy theories. But the rest of us reserve the right to be appalled by someone’s judgment and ethics. Handshakes were… Read More

China

The travails of China’s past give its leaders better reason than most to appreciate how such problems could provoke deep social unrest. For the sake of the world, we must hope that they heed the warning. The efficacy… Read More

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