Bridging the gap is a podcast that brings east and western ideas, thoughts, and hot topics in easy-to-grasp 20 minute episodes. Todd Royal (the west based in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) is an energy author, internationally published writer and consultant focusing on all aspects of energy, foreign policy, and national security. Osama Rizvi is based in Pakistan (the east) is a writer and consultant who brings the viewpoint of Central Asia and the entire Asian hemisphere in a progressive manner that incorporates Pakistan, China, India into the Middle East.
We are living in the Asian Century. Todd and Osama are excited to bring you a podcast that is unlike anything you can find globally, domestically in the U.S. or all of Asia. Both podcasters will challenge your opinions, global issues such as Pakistan and India relations, and how Asia will run the world for the remainder of this century.
Enjoy a diverse, dynamic, interesting podcast!
Todd and Osama
The next wave – How to beat future pandemics
A new report by UNEP and The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) considers the root causes of the emergence and spread of COVID-19 and other zoonoses. Zoonoses are diseases that originate in animals and are transferred to humans.
The report offers a set of practical recommendations that can help policymakers prevent and respond to future disease outbreaks. Read related report here
Regional Development in Sri Lanka : Hambantota Your next investment location
HAMBANTOTA district located 240 km south east of Colombo consists of 2,622 sq. km land area representing six per cent of the country’s land mass. The district with economic growth of five per cent sustained by vibrant private sector activity has been strategic trading location between the Middle East and Far East. It was ideal strategic location for development In 2005 the new visionary plan of H.E Mahinda Rajapaksa improved infrastructure facilities of the southern district. This required development of infrastructure facilities such as ports, expressways, water supply . The Hambantota port had the potential to become a important transshipment hub in the region . The southern expressway was extended upto Hambantota. In addition a rail link was extended up to Beliatta. The new port district received a new sports and convention centre. Under the Uma Oya Project water was diverted to the district . Today Hambantota offers one of the most business friendly environments in Sri Lanka
The Lost Generation Speech – 26th Annual Russian American Seminar At St Petersburg State University
podcast by Dr. Matthew Crosston
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A Middle Eastern Westphalia
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Is the EU risking geopolitical irrelevance in its own backyard? Lessons from Covid-19
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Gallup: Americans Tend to Trust Only News That Confirms Their Beliefs
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Celebrity Diplomacy: Are they biting a bigger piece than they can chew?
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Evolutions of Strategic Intelligence
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An Indian perspective on Afghan peace-process
Afghanistan is staring at a massive political uncertainty with the United States preparing to exit the war-torn nation by 2021....
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