June 4, 2014

Setting the Cold War Record Straight

Joshua Keating, Slate


Tension between the U.S. and Russia is rising. A new history of the end of the Cold War helps to correct the record.

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TAGGED: Russia, Ukraine, Cold War


May 29, 2014
Poland's Warmed-Over Cold Warrior
Andrew Nagorski, The Daily Beast
The death of Poland’s last communist dictator comes 25 years after its first free elections, two events that tell us a lot about the old Cold War and the new one. more ››
May 24, 2014
How to Wage a New Cold War on Russia
Paula Dobriansky, Wash Post
A three-prong strategy could put Putin on the back foot. more ››
May 26, 2014
Between Guns and Disgust in East Ukraine
Marc Champion, Bloomberg
Throughout eastern Ukraine, ordinary Ukrainians are caught between these three ugly forces: the armed thugs of what some here call “The Donetsk Criminal Republic”; a threatening Ukrainian military; and a terminally corrupt... more ››
May 27, 2014
War and Murder in Eastern Ukraine
Anna Nemtsova, The Daily Beast
As Russian President Vladimir Putin pulls troops back from the border, and the newly elected president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, begins to take the reins of power, the pro-Ukraine fighters are acting with greater direction... more ››
May 26, 2014
Putin Is About to Suffer a Major Setback
Paul Roderick Gregory, Forbes
Sunday May 25 will go down in history as a proud day for Ukraine and sends a vivid signal that Ukraine’s people want stability, peace, and prosperity. The results also lay bare the narrow reach of the Russian-backed terrorists,... more ››