How could the #US effectively wage a new cold war against #China if it becomes engulfed in a political civil war and is led by a chief executive whom more than half of the country sees as illegitimate? asks Minxin Pei of @CMCnews .
Western European armies have shrunk dramatically since the end of the Cold War. Here we show the decline in Western European combat battalion numbers since 1990 | Read more about European defence in our free-to-read research paper:
Last night, state health officials warned that they don’t have the funds for distribution and delivery, which might mean that the vaccines sit in cold storage. Or ... Vaccines: Winning The Battle, But Losing The Ground War? (VIP Only)
To the horror of experts, 30 years after the Cold War, the global risk from nuclear weapons is actually getting worse. How a new administration can turn that around.
After fighting a brutal war & then serving eight years as US President, here was Dwight Eisenhower's 1961 warning about the menacing joint power of the US military and the private arms industry. This was before Vietnam, the cold war'>Reagan Cold War build-up and post-9/11 militarism:
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.