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Comments: Terrorism & AIDS & Global Priorities

So another World Aids Day comes and goes and one cannot help but wonder what difference did it make anyway.Today there seems to be one issue of pre-eminence upon everyone's lips – terrorism. And yet with heading for 27 million people suffering from HIV/AIDS in Africa, a figure that utterly dwarves the level of casualties of any kind from terrorism including and since 9/11 and taking into account Iraq too, then I could not help but wonder where our priorities lie in the world today.

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In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.

China Warns Against Travel to US and Canada