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Rethinking International Security for a Post-Pandemic World

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The coronavirus pandemic has overturned many assumptions about the current world order. As a matter of urgency, it is time to revisit the principles of international security.           

In the pandemic, for the first time in living memory, humanity is confronting a common threat that it must defeat collectively. Most arguments currently revolve around the cost of that victory in terms of loss of life and economic damage. The disruption will indeed be huge, comparable only to that wrought by major global conflicts.

But, it is already time to start planning for the moment when that eventual victory comes. Like the end of other global conflicts, such as World War II, the end of this conflict will be a watershed moment.

The virus teaches us that the hierarchy of global security threats is changing rapidly, and we are dealing with radically new enemies. That calls for a fundamental change in our security priorities. National security should no longer be defined solely by a country’s military capabilities. Nuclear arms and other modern weapons are unable to combat pandemics, climate change, uncontrollable migration, and other challenges faced both by humanity as a whole and each country individually. Now we see clearly that many of the old instruments we inherited from previous times for ensuring security are all but useless, merely consuming huge resources that could be redirected into developing science, education, and medicine.

Many have already woken up to the global challenge. UN Secretary General António Guterres has called for a ceasefire in all conflicts in the world today. The pope has also called for an end to all wars so that we can pool our efforts to combat the pandemic. The Saudi Arabia–led Arab coalition has already announced a suspension of its military operation against the Houthis in Yemen to “combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic” there. Israel and Hamas have begun negotiations on a prisoner swap.

These developments show that many are already recognizing that the coronavirus, as Guterres said, is “our common enemy.” And we can confidently assert that there will be more such “common enemies” in the future.

We are also of course witnessing another trend that is also characteristic of a crisis such as this one: the traditional tendency of nation-states to use a time of turmoil to seek to win comparative advantage over their traditional rivals. The coronavirus has fueled information wars and finger-pointing about which country bears responsibility for the spread of the virus. There is fierce debate as to whether authoritarian states or democracies are better equipped to fight the pandemic and on which kind of economic model will prove more effective.

These petty fights show that, as it combats the virus itself, humanity is facing an equally hard political struggle (one that has essentially already begun) over the shape of the new world order. Each country will have advocates of both old and new ways of thinking. The front lines in this new fight will run primarily within states, not between states or alliances.

A positive outcome in this struggle will depend on the ability of politicians to prioritize global security over their personal political ambitions, subjugate tactics to strategy, and give up on traditionally prioritizing national interests to the detriment of the interests of the international system as a whole.

In August 1944, when victory in World War II was near, members of the Allied powers met at Dumbarton Oaks to discuss the establishment of a global organization that would promote peace and security. A year later in San Francisco, they signed the Charter of the United Nations. The winning parties managed to come to an agreement despite the fact that their views on the most fundamental issues in international relations and even on the future of human civilization overall were very different, and sometimes even diametrically opposed.

Right now, we have no idea how long it will take before humanity can declare victory over the coronavirus. Yet even now, the permanent members of the UN Security Council could launch a joint initiative to start negotiations on bringing the entire system of international relations back under shared control. A global initiative of this kind would both bring our common victory over the virus that much closer and give humanity a reason to have greater confidence in the post-pandemic world.

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The Vaccine From Hell

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Take the dark-tech of DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), its civilian counterpart BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research & Development), the stealth-ness of nanotechnology, the Gates Foundation funded “Quantum Dot Tattoo” aka “mark of the beast,” and combine it with micro-needling as an inoculation platform that is conceived from how snakes inject their venom into their prey, and nanogels that can connect with external technologies outside your body like smart phones, the cloud or other smart devices (5G from satellites), and what do you have?  Answer: Moderna’s new RNA vaccine against COVID-19 coronavirus.

Dr. Carrie Madej’s chilling video explanation of what Moderna is up to is worth 21 minutes of your time.  Dr. Madej is a McDonough, Georgia osteopathic-trained internal medical specialist.  Her video is a wake-up call to the world.  It is not sensationalist reporting.  Links to what Dr. Madej talks about are laced throughout this report.  Dr. Madej’s report should cause the world to put these new generation of RNA/DNA vaccines on perpetual hold.

Transhumanism

Dr. Madej’s blood curdling explanation of Moderna’s new vaccine presents a dark, chilling moment for humanity, a day of no return.  It has its roots in something called Transhumanism.

Dr. Madej is saying vaccine makers are up to more than producing antibodies against pathogenic bacteria and viruses.  Humanity is stepping into re-programming our entire species, homo sapiens, from what she calls version 1.0 to 2.0.

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John Summers: Uncovering dark stories of Canada’s legal system in new book

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There is an evident rot in the Canadian legal system and even the Canadian Bar Association has admitted that there is a growing gap in citizen’s access to justice. With many people failing to seek redress due to their lack of belief in a broken legal system, Ottawa lawyer John Summers is a perfect example of just how deep the rot has spread.  

In a book authored by Peter Tremblay, he uncoversstories of a corrupt system that accommodates abuse in the most inhumane form. One in which John Summers and his firm, Bell Baker LLP, apparently exploiting a disturbed senior citizen with chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes in his continuous abuse of his wife.

The said apparently disoriented man had been witnessed running stop signs and switching lanes erratically on the highway and even losing track of his location when driving or even walking. Yet, this lawyer continued to stand in the way of the law taking appropriate action.

How can other victims trust a legal system that allows John Summers to continually aid this abuse by having prevented the abused wife from accessing medical care and support from her son and even the police—who only seek to perform a wellness check on her. 

For years, John Summers had employed every dirty trick in the book by resorting to lies, forgery and illicit collaboration with judges from the University of Ottawa, his alma mater, to frustrate every effort being made by the son to see his own mother and be guaranteed of her safety.

Titled John Summers: The Untold Story of Corruption, Systemic Racism and Evil at Bell Baker LLP, this book takes readers on a shocking journey into the alarming decline of the legal system in Canada, where both lawyers and even judges are complicit. If a court system can allow a lawyer like John Summers to not only trump over the ethical practices of his profession but also violate the constitutional rights of citizens, it becomes quite worrisome for everyone especially when it leads to the abuse, systemic racism and destruction of lives and property.

Tremblay’s book reveals just how effective and damaging certain cabals within the legal system can cripple the pursuit of justice in Canada with no form of accountability whatsoever. 

The negligence shown by elites at the Law Society of Upper Canada reveals the legal system in Ontario, which is Canada’s largest province, is apparently being run by incompetent psychopaths. These group of people not only show utter disregard for the human rights of those they pledged to protect, but also for the preservation of human life.

Like many other problems, the issue of corruption in the Canadian legal system is quite complex, but one way towards resolution is to understand just how deep the problem is. This book is a must-read and will open the reader’s eyes to real-life true crime stories about the underground world of the Canadian justice system that is being censored in the media, while also revealing these pieces of evidence in court.

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Bill Gates’ Comments on Covid-19 Vaccine Enflame ‘Mark of the Beast’ Worries in Some Christian Circles

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If the worries of most quarantined Christians in the United States center on health and when they might resume their lives, there is a segment that wonders whether this moment has greater biblical significance. These apocalyptic-minded Christians seem to have become increasingly less concerned about the disease itself and more concerned about the government’s response to the disease. 

To some, it appears Satan’s emissaries are poised to take advantage of the pandemic. Some Christian pastors believe the start of a Last Days battle for religious freedom began with the social distancing orders that have placed weekly in-person church services under fire. Tony Spell, pastor of Life Tabernacle, a Louisiana megachurch, defended his decision to hold a Palm Sunday service: “The church is the last force resisting the Antichrist, let us assemble regardless of what anyone says.” Another Louisiana pastor, Ronnie Hampton, decried the order “because Caesar is mandating how we conduct ourselves using the pretext of this virus to be able to conduct our lives and run our lives for us.”

American apocalypticists tend to be suspicious of government, of course. This is partly due to their conservative bent, but this suspicion is nearly mandated by a literalist reading of the Book of Revelation. John the Revelator’s arch-villains are political powers that institute totalitarian social controls while persecuting the righteous who refuse to profess their allegiance. The second beast of Revelation 13, commonly known as the Anti-Christ, will, according to many Christians, come to power in the chaos of the apocalypse. John described him as a miracle worker who will deceive the nations to worship the image of an earlier beast, a dragon with seven heads and ten horns that is sometimes identified as Satan himself. 

The second beast enforces this strange new religion by slaughtering those who refuse to submit to his sinister call to worship. John also prophesied of an economic dimension to the Anti-Christ’s rule. He stated that this beast “causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name… his number is Six hundred threescore and six.”

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