Volume II No.1
WORLD, REGION & NATION
Published 12 January 2021
We had barely been able to say goodbye (and good riddance) to the horrible year that was 2020, and we had barely began to welcome the promise of a better, brighter and warmer 2021— when we were jolted back to the reality that the world had gone wrong in various ways in various places… and that a mob storming the US Capitol to disrupt a routine but vital constitutional process is just one of the ugliest and most disgusting expression of this turmoil.
We are on the threshold of the year 2021 of the Common Era and I am your Briefer, Jamil Maidan Flores, writing and observing the World, Region and Nation from Jakarta.