All news tagged with #Cold War

George Eliason, Ukraine 02/23/2018 0

Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Despite lacking professional credentials, a commitment to public service, or the minimum amount of vetting that would go into a security clearance background check, these private-sector spies collect intelligence that is passed along and ultimately may be included in the President’s Daily Briefing.
Richard Eskow, USA 02/08/2018 0

Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?

It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.
Ajamu Baraka, USA 01/23/2018 0

The Responsibility to Protect the World … from the United States

One of the most ingenious propaganda weapons ever developed is that the powerful nations of the West—led by the United States—have a moral responsibility to use military force to protect the rights of people being repressed by their governments.
Pepe Escobar, UK 01/12/2018 0

In An Age of Hollow Men and Existential Angst, Re-read Sartre

As the geopolitical chessboard continues to be tossed around by ill winds, an exhausted West wallows in the mire of its own failings, and the planet faces a mounting existential crisis, we might do worse than to pause and reflect on how one of the great minds of a previous generation might help us make sense of these times of trouble.
Katrina vanden Heuvel, USA 11/09/2017 0

The Escalating Nuclear Threat Finally Has the Public’s Attention. Now What?

There is no substitute for our leaders’ coming to the table and beginning a dialogue.
Katrina vanden Heuvel, USA 09/27/2017 0

Washington and Moscow Must Embrace Détente—Despite Trump

U.S.-Russia relations are in a perilous state. Any wisp of hope coming from Donald Trump’s “summit” with President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 was dispelled by breaking news on potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, this time implicating Donald Trump Jr., among others.
Stephen Frand Cohen, USA 09/27/2017 0

The Silence of the Doves

Why is there no mainstream opposition to the new Cold War?