Why Framing US-China Ties As A Cold-War-Style Coexistence Doesn’t Help

Soviet idea of coexistence was to prevent military conflict, which was seen as a viable choice. But for Chinese, coexistence underlines global interaction, trade. Read More Here

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The New Nuclear Era

For many years, scholars and officials have believed that the nuclear problem was a relic of the Cold War. To the contrary, the world is moving closer to a new era that could be defined even more sharply by nuclear weapons, as Vladimir Putin’s threats against Ukraine demonstrate. Read More Here

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End Of An Era: Gorbachev Is Dead

The last leader — Secretary General — of the Soviet Union was also, in many ways the architect of the superpower’s collapse. Mikhail Gorbachev has died Gorbachev’s Disputed Legacy Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet Leader Who Ended Cold War, Dies at 91 Turning Point At Chernobyl The Revolution And Perestroika

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The Return Of Great-Power Proxy Wars

Throughout history, great powers have often competed by supporting proxy forces. The Cold War, for example, was hardly a “long peace” when one considers the numerous externally abetted, intrastate conflicts and shadow wars that took place. There is no reason to think that U.S. competition with China and Russia will be any different than earlier periods of […]

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