Emerging Risks

Emerging Risks

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Did a 1982 book predict America’s decline?
Did a 1982 book predict America’s decline?
Mancur Olson’s The Rise and Decline of Nations shows how small groups can undermine broader prosperity.
·vox.com·
Did a 1982 book predict America’s decline?
Russian Nuclear Targeting
Russian Nuclear Targeting
Russian nuclear targeting reflects both doctrine and capabilities. Russia has the lowest nuclear weapons use threshold of the major nuclear weapons states. President Vladimir Putin’s June 2020 d
·realcleardefense.com·
Russian Nuclear Targeting
UN: Somalia Teetering on the Edge of Famine
UN: Somalia Teetering on the Edge of Famine
Officials say almost eight million people need assistance and more than one million are internally displaced
·voanews.com·
UN: Somalia Teetering on the Edge of Famine
Terrifying Russian Bat Virus Could Spark the Next Pandemic
Terrifying Russian Bat Virus Could Spark the Next Pandemic
Lab tests suggest the Khosta-2 virus thrives in human cells and is resistant to current coronavirus vaccines. We need better jabs to fight new animal viruses.
·thedailybeast.com·
Terrifying Russian Bat Virus Could Spark the Next Pandemic
Nord Stream Attacks Expose Vulnerability of European Infrastructure
Nord Stream Attacks Expose Vulnerability of European Infrastructure
The search for the perpetrators has begun following Monday's sabotage attack on the Nord Stream pipelines. Which countries could have been behind it, and how secure is Europe's critical infrastructure at the bottom of the sea?
·spiegel.de·
Nord Stream Attacks Expose Vulnerability of European Infrastructure
China’s Economy, COVID-19, and the Collapse of the Property Market
China’s Economy, COVID-19, and the Collapse of the Property Market
China’s economy is slowing, with annualized GDP growth falling to 0.4% for April–June 2022, its second lowest level since 1992. Economic recovery is being hampered by the combined effects of COVID and a falling property market.
·nippon.com·
China’s Economy, COVID-19, and the Collapse of the Property Market
Is this how nuclear war starts?
Is this how nuclear war starts?
Putin is cornered and insists he’s not bluffing. Will his nuclear blackmail backfire?
·washingtonexaminer.com·
Is this how nuclear war starts?