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Has A New Cold War Really Begun?

For about four years now, since Russia’s occupation of Crimea and China’s launch of the Belt and Road Initiative, there has been much speculation about whether another Cold War between East and West is coming. In the last month alone, headlines have proclaimed that “The New Cold War Is Here,” heralded “Putin’s New Cold War,” and warned that “Trump Is Preparing for a New Cold War.” But are we really returning to the past? Contemporary politics is full of false analogies, and the return of the Cold War seems to be one of them.

Read Here – Foreign Affairs

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One thought on “Has A New Cold War Really Begun?

  1. It could well be we are going back to a cold war, facing anyway a new trade war and going backwards instead of positively evolving forwards.

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