David Patrikarakos David Patrikarakos

Coronavirus has exposed Iran’s rotten republic

Photo by Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images

If coronavirus has taught us anything it’s that if you really want to understand something of a state’s essential character, look at how it battles a pandemic. This crisis has divided humanity up variously, but most markedly along national, if not occasionally stereotypical, lines. 

Germany reacted with organisation and efficiency; it has made, on balance, a good fist of it.

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David Patrikarakos
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David Patrikarakos
David Patrikarakos is the author of 'War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century' and 'Nuclear Iran: The Birth of an Atomic State'

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