World

Uyghurs Without Passports: Forced Legibility and Illegibility

I am among thousands of Uyghurs who cannot renew their passports and like them I cannot make plans. I cannot enroll at university, I...
New York National Guard response to coronavirus

Forward to the Past: Covid-19 and Our Brave New Future

No more kisses, handshakes or blowing out birthday candles. But that is alright. We can live with these changes. How people behave in the...
International Security assistance force

Timely and Innovative Intelligence Tradecraft Is the Need of the Day to Save the...

While the entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Taliban in Afghanistan have steadily staged more than 4,500 attacks across the war-ravaged...

The Genesis of Democratic Paternalism in the Current World Order

The term ‘paternalism’ has the involvement of a certain degree of subordination having several explicit and implicit repercussions. Although subordination and repression are supposed...
Sea port

The Coronavirus Doesn’t Terminate Globalization, but Transform it

During the past months, the coronavirus crisis escalated into a global pandemic. It does not only claim lives. With flights stranded, supply chains disrupted,...

Retreating Vaccination Hopes Make Immunity Passports Essential

The acceptance by governments and business leaders of the validity of COVID-19 immunity testing has gathered pace as the prospects for the fast development...
Graduation

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Can Asian Countries Benefit at the Cost of the West?

There have been numerous debates with regard to the impact of  COVID-19 on the global economy – specifically in the context of trade and...
Coronavirus and world map

Is There a Revolution on the Brink of This Pandemic?

The Bubonic Plague of the 1340s that wiped off a third of humanity quite possibly did away with feudalism and could be partially credited...
Coronavirus test in UK

Are Democracies or Autocracies Better Placed to Fight Pandemics?

South Korea’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic has been acknowledged globally. Even before its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, South Korea had begun...