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Fortunate Nations: Six Coronavirus Success Stories

With much of the world still overrun by the pandemic, we can look to a handful of countries that have either largely avoided or quickly recovered from COVID-19. A handful of countries (16 at recent tally), mostly small and remote, have …

Robots will replace soldiers in combat, says Russia

For Russia, the question of robots taking over the role of soldiers on the battlefield is a matter of when, not if. “Living fighters will gradually begin to be replaced by their robotic ‘brothers’ who can act faster, more …

Why Germany Will Never Be Europe’s Leader

Italians and other Europeans are eager for Germany to take responsibility for the EU and share their financial burden. Even if it could, it wouldn’t. The timing is certainly awkward. The year 2020 was supposed to be the moment for …

Can Khalifa Haftar legitimize his power in Libya

The commander in chief of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, proclaimed himself the supreme ruler of Libya and announced the transfer of power in the country to the military. During the appeal, which was distributed by …