Tag: Cold war

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  • Ways to improve the policy

    Ways to improve the policy

    In today’s complex and interconnected world, the framework for studying security and understanding insecurities continues to evolve and remain challenging. With the end of the Cold War and the space therein available to explore alternative security constructs significantly widened our understanding of security, particularly for the state or its people. As it has become imperative …

    May 15, 2017
  • Unveiling Ernest Hemingway’s clandestine career

    Unveiling Ernest Hemingway’s clandestine career

    Among the great American authors of the 20th century, if not the greatest, Ernest Hemingway was not only known for his terse, minimal style but also his adventurous, larger-than-life persona. Yet in his last decade, he only wrote two works while his robust health declined to the point that he chose to end his life. …

    May 15, 2017
  • Ties with US worst since Cold War, says Russia

    Ties with US worst since Cold War, says Russia

    Relations between Russia and the US are at "their worst" since the Cold War ended, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry gave this assessment in a statement released hours before US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was scheduled to visit Moscow on Tuesday for talks on the ongoing Syrian conflict. Tillerson had said …

    April 11, 2017
  • Civil-Military construct~II

    Civil-Military construct~II

    It is the clear verdict of history that the Cold War between the Allies and the former Soviet Union, that was to last half a century after the Second World War, was a direct result of British and American generals repeatedly ignoring civilian directions at the concluding stages of the war. The Allied military leadership, …

    March 24, 2017
  • Putin’s accomplice?

    Putin’s accomplice?

    Cold War bitterness has been relegated to the footnotes of history. Geopolitics gets quirkier still with Tuesday’s nomination of Vladimir Putin’s man  —  which is saying a lot  —  as the next US Secretary of State. The nomination of Rex Tillerson, the outgoing chief executive of Exxon Mobil, reaffirms the strategic  victory of the Russian …

    December 17, 2016