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Lech Walesa, the former Polish president who brought his country out of the Cold War, declares “there is no leadership” in the world.

Lech Walesa, the former Polish president who brought his country out of the Cold War, declares “there is no leadership” in the world.

The former president of Poland—a man who helped end the Cold War—believes that the United States and other nations have not done enough to create a new global system of democratic values.

For decades, a Danish freezer held ancient soil samples dug up from a Cold War-era voyage to Greenland. What scientists found from the past could help illuminate our future climate.

Imagining what my Cold War father would have said upon learning that the US government allowed the turnover of a American military base—and an airstrip we built—to Putin.

Do you know what 1989 event served as an early marker of the end of the Cold War? See if you're right and test your knowledge of the Cold War with this quiz:

Russia’s post-Crimean foreign policy does not exist in a vacuum. Its ramifications are colliding with regional and global trends that are effectively destabilizing the post-Cold War international order.

Each U.S. president since the end of the Cold War left office with U.S.-Russian relations in worse shape than he found them. Thomas Graham argues that Washington should stop trying to change Moscow’s behavior, and focus instead on incremental cooperation:

China's taking on AI. Is this the next round of the techonomic cold war? If so, who will win? 🦅🐉

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I covered the Soviet Union and its face off with American democracy. To liken this impeachment inquiry to Soviet tactics is to make a mockery of all who stood up for justice, accountability and the rule of law during the Cold War - including many, many Republicans.

Our relationship with Russia is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War. There is no reason for this. Russia needs us to help with their economy, something that would be very easy to do, and we need all nations to work together. Stop the arms race?

Raise your hand if you're a late Cold War kid continually re-surprised by some American conservatives' new affinity for an ex-KGB strongman.

I agree with on this: On the big questions, Trump is indisputably right: The Cold War is over. The world has changed. It is time to rethink America’s alliances, and act in our own interests for once.

BREAKING: US announces pullout from treaty with Russia that's been a centerpiece of nuclear arms control since the Cold War.

Bernie honeymooned in the Soviet Union during the Cold War and thinks people lining up in bread lines “is a good thing” about socialism. He literally wants the US to become the USSR. But Trump is the Russian agent. 🤔🙄🤦‍♂️

A guilty plea. Another bombshell. Shadows of Russian collusion darken with evermore specificity. For those old enough to remember the Cold War, that this is with the former USSR (now run by an ex-KGB officer) casts the drama even further into a dangerous theater of the absurd.

In the Cold War, the US was a global (albeit an imperfect) leader for freedom and democracy. Today, we stand with Russia and Saudi Arabia (let that sink in) denying the science of climate change. More than just a mark of shame, the great tragedy lies in the damage being wrought.

As I discuss in detail in From Cold War to Hot Peace, Putin has been harassing me for a long time. That he now wants to arrest me, however, takes it to a new level. I expect my government to defend me and my colleagues, in public and private.