We are all worried about COVID-19 but does it constitute a ‘national security’ or a ‘public safety’ threat? How does it compare to terrorism? Have a listen!
The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving and governments are having a hard time keeping up with strategies to respond and react effectively to keep their citizenry safe. Some countries appeared to dismiss the seriousness of the virus for far too long (hello Trump administration), while others imposed what some felt were draconian measures (China, Singapore) that would not fly in a Western liberal democracy.
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