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USA Today: Stop the Panic. Don't Let the Coronavirus Win.

COVID-19 is a public health emergency, but precautions must be proportionate to the risk. The cure can't be worse than the disease. - Alex Berezow

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The Epoch Times: Taiwan Is the Geopolitical Winner in the Coronavirus Crisis

"Geopolitical Futures in a new report titled, 'A Good Year for Taiwan,' outlines how the China's efforts to 'win Taiwan without going to war is failing.'” Full story

Diplomatic Courier: Quarantine and the Supply Chain

No matter how automated the supply chain has become, it is staffed by people who deliver products to people. It is not that the quarantine is ineffective; it’s that it runs counter to the principles of its intent. - George Friedman Full story

American Council on Science and Health: Is It Even Possible To Contain COVID-19?

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. But these kinds of measures can't last forever. The public is willing to tolerate massive disruptions to daily life only when it believes the disruptions will end. - Alex Berezow Full story

RealClearWorld: The Next Phase of China’s Fight with the Coronavirus

China’s massive mobilization against the virus appears to have stemmed the tide. And as the outbreak became a pandemic, Western governments’ spotty responses have put both Beijing’s early missteps and its later successes in a more favorable light. - Phillip Orchard Full story

MarketWatch: Global Tension Rises as Coronavirus Intensifies Economic Pain from China to the U.S.

China is staggering, triggering a decline in oil prices. China was under heavy economic pressure before the U.S. imposition of tariffs, and was facing instability in Hong Kong and Xinjiang. - George Friedman​ Full story

Real Clear Science: Coronavirus: Will You Get Sick and Die?

For epidemiologists, the most important unanswered question about the Wuhan coronavirus, or COVID-19, is the case-fatality rate. But for the general public, the question is much more personal: "Might I – or anyone I love – get sick and die?" - Alex Berezow Full story

American Council on Science and Health: The Most Important Coronavirus Question

For epidemiologists, the most important unanswered question about the Wuhan coronavirus, or COVID-19, is the case-fatality rate. But for the general public, the question is much more personal: "Might I – or anyone I love – get sick and die?" - Alex Berezow Full story

RealClearMarkets: Looming Econ Crises Will Set Stage For Great 2030s

The United States is at the beginning of a crisis that will increase over the next decade. The good news is we've been here before. The bad news is it will get worse before it gets better. - George Friedman Full story

Newsweek: Putin Targets U.S. Fracking With Oil Price War, in New Threat to Trump's Election-Year Economy

"George Friedman, chairman of Geopolitical Futures, told Newsweek that Russia's refusal to cut production had more to do with combatting the economic impact of coronavirus and was not intended to directly target the U.S." Full story