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"The coup ended a decade of power-sharing between the military and elected civilian politicians. It took the military more than two decades to craft this form of power-sharing, to write the 2008 constitution, to adopt it in a referendum, and to convince both the civilian opposition and the international community to support it. With the relatively free elections in 2015, the country seemed on the path toward gradual democratization and national reconciliation..." – By Marco Bünte
"The way that the Covid-19 pandemic spread initially from Wuhan in China to the rest of the world in 2020 is only one of many examples of an ambiguous and transboundary threat that moves fast, affects various parts of a society, and leads to a situation that deviates considerably from what is considered to be the norm. ..." – By Edward Deverell
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