Posts Tagged: Cold War

Authoritarian Symps

In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.

The Wall

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.
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