Mar 20, 2020 09:41 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Apr 10, 2020 14:23 Asia/Tehran]
  • Twitter page of a Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School Stephen Walt
    Twitter page of a Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School Stephen Walt

A Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, regarding these days' concerns, said that what is experienced by humans is a fatal combination of a global pandemic with epically incompetent and mendacious leaders.

Iran PressAmerica: "Historians a century from now will devote a lot of attention to the (literally) fatal combination of a global pandemic coinciding with epically incompetent and mendacious leaders in the US, UK and elsewhere," Professor Stephen Walt wrote on his twitter page.

The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has spread to every continent except Antarctica as well as every single European country.

There are at least 244,517 diagnosed cases globally and at least 10,030 deaths, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Over 86,000 people with diagnosed cases have recovered.

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