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COVID-19: Universities Are Filling the Void in International Cooperation

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a trial for health systems and public infrastructures but also a test of global cooperation and forbearance. When...
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Immunity Passports: A Reliable Contribution to the End of Confinement

After publication of my article "International Immunity Passports Can Help Restore Freedom of Movement" in The Geopolitics on 8 April, some reactions have questioned the feasibility of these...
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Covid-19: Withdrawal of Globalization or Dawn of a New World Order?

Covid-19 is tearing the world apart and threatening lives all across the world. From destabilizing markets to power shifting in global affairs, a microscopic...

COVID-19 and the End of Democracy?

The collapse of the Soviet Union led Francis Fukuyama to proclaim the end of history and the dawn of an era heralded by the...
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International Immunity Passports Can Help Restore Freedom of Movement

Many countries on all continents have closed their borders to foreign visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Such indiscriminate border closures are a wasteful...
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Open Information and Early Responses to Communicable Viral Outbreaks in Democracies And Autocracies

While Trump recently faced a lot of criticism for calling COVID-19 the ‘Chinese Virus’, his frustration could be understood when he stated that “if...
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Coronavirus Knows no Borders? Here Are a Few of Them

National borders are no match for a global pandemic. But in the age of globalization, our borders are increasingly invisible. And Covid-19 is no...
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Exiting Coronavirus Confinement Is a Shot in the Dark Without Immunity Testing

The threat posed by the spread of coronavirus to even essential US defense functions highlights that the urgency of testing for immunity is growing...
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There’s No Such Thing As a Post-Coronavirus World Order

There’s a temptation to think that we cannot go back to the status quo ante; that there will be a pre-coronavirus world order and a...