Tag: diplomacy

Cold War

A Pacific war, sparked by Taiwan, would be a bloody cataclysm, and no one would be well served by it. Australia doesn’t have to choose. On Sep 16th, 2021 Australia effectively chose. Following years of sharply deteriorating relations… Read More

Politics

Biden is unlikely to overreach in the Middle East. But as Kissinger could tell him, it would also be a mistake for him to turn his back on it. That KJU (Kim Jong Un) was not present is… Read More

Vaccine

This is the world’s first human DNA vaccine against Covid-19. Advantages and drawbacks of the vaccine. Companies and rich nations are creating a deadly Covid-19 vaccine protection racket. Profiteering from vaccine inequity: a crime against humanity? Herd immunity… 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

COVAX is based on the recognition that a free market system is unlikely to ensure globally equitable vaccine access during a pandemic. It risks losing health equity out of sight in favour of equity markets. The coronavirus turned… Read More

China

Stop the destruction of ecosystems and mass extinctions of wildlife. An international debut for ecological civilisation. Beijing is seeking to showcase the China-Lao train as a Belt and Road Initiative success story. Will it stop in China’s backyard?… Read More

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