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We Oppose the Spheres of Influence

We Oppose the Spheres of Influence

Colonial powers are historically held responsible for tensions and conflicts straining the Middle East in pre-WWII times, with approximately 60 percent of the regional map having been occupied by foreign forces. After the Second World War, colonialism was mostly...
The Cold War is over. The Cyber War has Begun

The Cold War is over. The Cyber War has Begun

Contemplating Russian nuclear threats during the Cold War, the strategist Herman Kahn calibrated a macabre ladder of escalation, with 44 rungs ranging from “Ostensible Crisis” to “Spasm or Insensate War.” In the era of cyberwarfare that’s now dawning, the rules of the...
New Ideology of the New Cold War

New Ideology of the New Cold War

HAMBURG, Germany — In its heyday, Communism claimed that capitalism had betrayed the worker. So what should we make of Moscow’s new battle cry, that democracy has betrayed the voter? It’s a worldview that has become increasingly clear through the era of Russia’s...