Posts Tagged: Cold War
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
A mysterious plane crash, Russian meddling in Ukraine, and new saber-rattling from NATO are rapidly stoking a new Cold War in Europe.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not hanky-panky in the east.