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Cold War



  • It Doesn’t Have to Be a War

    by Tim Barker

    The Trump administration appears ready to invoke the Defense Production Act to speed manufacture of essential goods like face masks. What if we didn’t have to resort to the analog of war?


  • The Cold War New and Old: Architectural Exchanges Beyond the West

    by Łukasz Stanek

    Until today, many urban landscapes in West Africa bear witness to how local authorities and professionals drew on Soviet prefabrication technology, Hungarian and Polish planning methods, Yugoslav and Bulgarian construction materials, Romanian and East German standard designs, and manual laborers from across Eastern Europe.


  • Why The West Is Losing The Fight For Democracy

    by Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes

    We once had trouble imagining a future that is not essentially democratic and capitalist. That is not the way we think today. Most of us now have trouble imagining a future, even in the West, that remains securely democratic and liberal.


  • Russian Victories in the Post-Cold War Era

    by Albert M. Camarillo

    Putin’s Russia is winning battles to destabilize the U.S. that former USSR leaders such as Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev, and Leonid Brezhnev had tried but failed.



  • The Bunkers that Came in From the Cold

    by Catherin Shaer

    “The German Publics Growing worries over global tensions – in part tied to Trump’s policies – are stirring a revived interest in Cold War artifacts”