A mortality perspective on COVID-19: Time, location, and age

Katharina Fenz and Homi Kharas Source Link On March 22, 2020, at the time of writing,…

Why It’s Wrong to Say We Are Fighting a “War” Against a Pandemic

By David C. Benson Source Link “War.” That’s the word political leaders and pundits increasingly use…

Cologne Sanitizer, Boxed Wine and Bidets: How People in 68 Countries Are Coping With Coronavirus

By AMANDA SLOATSource Link In Finland, they’re drinking boxed wine and playing Korona, a board game.…

Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread

By Julhas Alam Source Link In this March 23, 3030 photo, a policeman urges residents not…

Afghanistan is Drifting Toward Civil War. The Coronavirus Pandemic Makes One More Likely.

by Arif RafiqSource Link America has finally laid down the law in Afghanistan, where Ashraf Ghani and…

South Asia’s Looming Disaster

BY RAVI AGRAWALSource Link Welcome to Foreign Policy’s South Asia Brief, a weekly look at the most…

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons From Lee Kuan Yew – Analysis

By Han Fook Kwang* Source Link Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew faced many crises…

Resolving the Ghani-Abdullah impasse in Afghanistan

John Allen and Michael E. O’Hanlon Source Link Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just returned…

Where is the US government getting all the money it’s spending in the coronavirus crisis?

Louise Sheiner and David Wessel Source Link The U.S. government and its counterparts all over the…

China’s Defense Spending Is Larger Than It Looks

BY FREDERICO BARTELS Source Link Accounting for true purchasing power, Beijing’s military budget is about 87%…