U.S. Intelligence Report Warns of Global Consequences of Social Fragmentation

A previous version of the report, released by the Obama administration, highlighted the risk of a pandemic and the vast economic disruption it could cause — a prescient prediction in hindsight.

The new report said that the coronavirus pandemic showed the weakness of the world order and that the institutions devised to face past crises are inadequate to coordinate a global response to new challenges like the spread of Covid-19. The failure of those institutions deepened public dissatisfaction and further eroded faith in the old order, the report said.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/us/politics/intelligence-global-trends-report-pandemic.html

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