Tag: Cold war

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  • 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