The coronavirus pandemic forced education institutions across the entire planet to close. It is the biggest shock ever experienced by the global education community.
The coronavirus pandemic is the most urgent global crisis of our time, exposing structural weaknesses and exacerbating inequality.
The Rt Hon Lord Darling, former chancellor of the exchequer, examines issues presented by the pandemic within the wider uncertain international political and economic context.
The killing of analyst Hisham al-Hashemi in Baghdad yesterday is a great loss for Iraq. Al-Hashemi, one of Iraq’s last independent thinkers received threats prior to his death from pro-Iran Kata’ib Hezbollah.
These tiny strategic products can profoundly change the
world as the US and China fight over the brains of electronics.
The long-desired aim of strategic autonomy is still far
away. And confrontation with China is much closer.