Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Cold War

The high stakes of the US-Russia confrontation over Ukraine

The U.S. must step back from the brink of a U.S.-Russia war, and then from the larger Cold War with China and Russia that they have so blindly and foolishly stumbled into.

Answering the armies of the cheated

What happened was this: shortly after the end of the Cold War, virtually the entire American foreign-policy establishment succumbed to a monumentally self-destructive ideological fever.

Waiting for the cyber-apocalypse

The cold war has already turned hot — on the internet...

What the dismantling of the Berlin Wall means 30 years later

The return of war-as-the-answer.

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

The Cold War we can still lose – and why

A pathological president who can pardon convicted criminals or start a nuclear war poses a clear and present danger to the nation and the world.

Is Korea’s Cold War about to end?

The media is missing the real story on the peninsula. If that gives Koreans space to lead, maybe that's not such a bad thing.

US INF pullout will delight arms industry as it threatens to...

The reality is that it has largely been the U.S. that has been the aggressor through the terrifying and costly decades of the Cold War that this latest treaty exit action threatens to re-ignite.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on NATO military spending & avoiding Cold War...

“I would argue that the bipartisan establishment consensus is bankrupt. … We believe you can have secure elections and avoid nuclear catastrophe.”

Could the Cold War return with a vengeance?

The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “Long War” against China and Russia.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."