Ismail Lagardien Columnist & essayist

The international community, such as it is, has finally turned to handling the Covid-19 pandemic as a global crisis, given that it transcends territorial boundaries. This is a necessary step, but it faces a single enormous problem: closing the “jurisdictional gap”.

Last week, on March 26, the Group of Twenty (G-20) countries met to discuss the pandemic, and leaders agreed to take all necessary measures to contain it and to protect people...

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