The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is rapidly losing public support, while Donald Trump remains entirely capable of triumphing in November despite his relative unpopularity.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
Without professional enablers, corruption, money laundering, and the financing of human rights abuses would be much more difficult.