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Peter Frankopan: Can history offer us any lessons on the coronavirus pandemic?

Peter Frankopan: Can history offer us any lessons on the coronavirus pandemic?

Update: 2020-10-235
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Stephen Sackur speaks to Peter Frankopan, historian and author of the bestselling book The Silk Roads. There’s plentiful evidence that the coronavirus pandemic has inflicted more serious damage on the US than China. Has the impact of Covid-19 reinforced the notion that global power and influence is shifting to the East?
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Ed Chow

Sackur is a die hard Western capitalist fan boy and is finding it difficult to accept China's state capitalism is simply leaving his white man world behind hence the continuous snide attacks on China during this somewhat tedious episode. His anti China views are hardly suppressable.

Oct 27th
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Peter Frankopan: Can history offer us any lessons on the coronavirus pandemic?

Peter Frankopan: Can history offer us any lessons on the coronavirus pandemic?

BBC World Service