Ontario wasn’t ready for the COVID-19 testing surge, even though it was entirely predictable

Article content continued On her third try, at a Toronto-area hospital she had been turned away from the night before, Desveaux arrived in the morning to find a line that already stretched out of sight. “ You could see the front door, because it had wrapped all the way back around (the block),” she said. […]

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Trump wants to lift coronavirus lockdowns. Germany and others’ attempts show why the U.S. isn’t ready

Trump later defended these scenes, arguing that the protesters — some of whom were mobilized by far-right, pro-gun groups on Facebook and assembled near city halls or other public buildings in mostly small numbers over the past few days — were agitating against governors who “have gone too far” in their imposition of restrictions on […]

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#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]

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Never Ready for the Next War

Getty Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. Army has been consistently ranked as the most capable land force on the globe by defense analysts of all stripes. So why are so many people in the American military community today worried about the Army’s ability to deter conflicts with likely adversaries or prevail […]

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