Daily Archive: February 2, 2020

China’s Response Has Been ‘Breathtaking’

President Xi Jinping formally told WHO head Tedros Ghebreyesus, at their meeting in Beijing earlier this week, that the coronavirus epidemic “is a devil and we cannot allow the devil to hide.” Ghebreyesus for his part could not but praise Beijing for its extremely swift, coordinated response strategy – which includes fast identification of the genome sequence. Chinese scientists have already...

Trump’s Plan for Palestinians Is a Crime Against Humanity

On Tuesday, an American president being impeached for abuse of power announced a historic plan for Israel-Palestine alongside an Israeli prime minister who was just indicted for bribery and corruption. (The Israeli parliament declined to grant Netanyahu immunity, and he withdrew the request, allowing the formal indictment to be filed.) The plan was drafted by a team allegedly led by Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law,...

A ‘Perfect Storm’ of Bio-War Agents and Climate Change

There are several military and civilian medical research facilities around the world that either maintain stocks of dangerous pathogenic viruses and bacteria for research, clandestine development of biological warfare weaponry, or both. With early scientific predictions that man-made global climate change would result in the creation of optimum environments for viruses dangerous to both humans and animals, with mutative viruses...

Putin Has Deprived the Children of the Elite of Their Political Future

Representatives of high-ranking Russian officials have amicably started to abandon their foreign citizenship and residence permits. One by one, officials disown foreign passports and property after Putin foretold a constitutional ban on second citizenship. But the question remains: what should the children of other officials who successfully study abroad do? After all, now they are effectively deprived of the chance...