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Coronavirus: Experts warn of bioterrorism after pandemic

The Council of Europe has warned of a potential increase in the use of biological weapons, like viruses or bacterias, in a post-coronavirus world. Terrorists…

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Transportation Isn’t Going to Be the Same After Pandemic

People are going to be walking away in droves from Uber, Lyft, and public transit after the pandemic, IBM found in a study of 14,000…

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The 10 most critical problems in the world, according to millennials

For the third year in a row, millennials who participated in the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Survey 2017 believe climate change is the most serious issue…

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The Pandemic Has Triggered Dramatic Shifts in the Global Criminal Underworld

BY ROBERT MUGGAH | Foreign Policy   Drug cartels are facing broken supply chains, shrinking revenues, and shifting markets. Rising violence is just one effect. o…

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Refugees tell stories of problems – and unity – in facing the coronavirus

Across the globe, refugees are trying to settle into new surroundings and are running into new challenges thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But too often…

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A worsening water crisis in North Africa and the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) already the most water-stressed region in the world, faces a worsening crisis in terms of its access to water…

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Behind the Scenes of Colombia’s War on Drug Trafficking

By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice, American Military University and Efren Muñoz , Major, Criminal Investigation Directorate and INTERPOL, National Police of Colombia The National Police of Colombia, a…

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World War II in Europe Ended 75 Years Ago—But the World Is Still Fighting Over Who Gets to Say What Happened

BY MADELINE ROACHE AND OLIVIA B. WAXMAN (TIME) At the end of March, the historian Jan Grabowski was set to have a busy few weeks. First came the…

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How Drugs Made American Warfare

By STEVEN COHEN * From alcohol to amphetamines, a new book shows intimate links between the policing of substances and the waging of war. In 1971,…

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The Far-Right and Coronavirus: Extreme Voices Amplified by the Global Crisis

Extremist groups across the ideological spectrum are capitalising on the uncertainty created by the pandemic. The terrorist organisation which calls itself the ‘Islamic State’ (ISIS) claims coronavirus…

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Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus

Donald Trump claimed he has seen evidence the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab, as he threatened tariffs on Beijing over its role in…

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