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Would a “Cold” War Be the Best News Around?

Would a “Cold” War Be the Best News Around?

Ukraine, Taiwan, and Other Flashpoints in a New Age of Geopolitics Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been widely described as the beginning of a new cold war, much like the old one in both its cast of characters and ideological nature. “In the contest between democracy and autocracy, between sovereignty and subjugation, make no mistake — freedom will prevail,” President[Read More…]

by 07/03/2022 Comments are Disabled World
The ideological basis of the new Cold War is clear, and this time the Western powers look set to be on the losing side

The ideological basis of the new Cold War is clear, and this time the Western powers look set to be on the losing side

 The ideological divisions of today involve the organization of the international system of states. One side, led by the USA, UK, EU and NATO, subscribes to something it calls the “rules-based international order.” (India claims to follow this.)  The other side, led by Russia and China, subscribes to “international law…The principles of this system are set out in the United[Read More…]

by 08/05/2021 Comments are Disabled World
The Cold War, Rebooted and Rebranded

The Cold War, Rebooted and Rebranded

The future isn’t what it used to be. As a teenager in the 1970s, I watched a lot of TV science fiction shows, notably Space: 1999 and UFO, that imagined a near future of major moon bases and alien attacks on Earth. Movies of that era like Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey envisioned colossal spaceships and space stations featuring international crews on mind-blowing missions[Read More…]

by 08/04/2021 Comments are Disabled World