Global Agenda

Gerald Epstein: Bug off

Bioterrorism should be taken as seriously as biological attacks from rogue states or a natural epidemic, says Gerald Epstein It is difficult to prove how serious the threat from bioterrorism is. True, several nations’ bioweapons programmes demonstrated, long ago, that bacteria and viruses can kill over large areas and place many thousands of lives at…

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Editor’s Note: The creative imperative

Global Agenda brings you the world’s experts. India and China India has leapt in the Global Competitiveness Report rankings. Nandan Nilekani and Manmohan Singh trumpet India’s progress. Supachai Panitchpakdi says China’s advance should be welcomed, not feared. Orit Gadiesh says Chinese companies are taking on the world. David Arkless examines their growing pains. The changing…

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