April 17, 2020

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The Compound Eye – COVID-19: Transmission, Testing and The Chinese Information Puzzle

Pre-symtomatic transmission of COVID19  A growing body of research suggests that infected individual are contagious for 1-3 days before they show symptoms: A recent study demonstrates people with coronavirus infections may be most contagious one to two days before they...

COVID-19 and Geo-political Implications

By General Prakash Menon It is perhaps too early to judge the scope and long-term impact of COVID-19 on the geopolitical landscape. What is not in doubt, however, is the certainty that there will be global political and strategic effects....

All Things Policy: The Shape of India’s Nuclear Arsenal

While India has a transparent nuclear doctrine, its nuclear arsenal is almost a black box to outsiders. Are India’s existing nuclear weapons sufficient to deter China? And does India need ICBMs at all? In this episode, Aditya Ramanathan and Pranav...

Omar Sheikh: If Not Daniel Pearl, a Trail With Links to ISI, 9/11 Mastermind and Bin Laden

Was it a coincidence or was it purposely timed for when everyone was too busy worrying about the Covid-19 crisis? Last week, the Sindh High Court overturned, citing a lack of evidence, the conviction of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh on...