Cold War

Russian President Vladimir Putin Campaigns In Krasnodar

Russia is a mess, but it’s still playing the West

Scott Gilmore: It’s economy is smaller than Canada’s and its military is nothing next to the U.S., yet it’s winning at one thing: upending the world order
Poster for the film ‘The Sixth Part of the World’, 1926. Artist: Alexander Naumov

How 1920s British spy agency files reveal a proto-Cold War rife with intrigue

An expert on Russia discovered that bureaucrats and spies secretly gathered to watch Soviet movies
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) test launch

Two nuclear hotheads and a job for Justin Trudeau

Evan Solomon: The PM should have used his UN platform to tell the world Canada will broker peace between North Korea and the U.S.
A 150-megaton thermonuclear explosion at Bikini Atoll on Mar. 1, 1954. Courtesy UNO. (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Q & A: Garrett Graff on Trump, nukes and emergency planning

The U.S. government has an intricate plan to survive a nuclear war. In the Trump era, the blueprint might need an update
A 150-megaton thermonuclear explosion at Bikini Atoll on Mar. 1, 1954. Courtesy UNO. (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Why we need to start worrying and fear the bomb

Opinion: As North Korea and America ratchet up tensions, there are Cold War echoes—a fear that must be harnessed to deter every kind of war
Egypt, Africa

The Pax Americana is officially over

U.S. influence is at a new low and will keep falling under Trump. What comes next is going to be ugly.
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Canadian soldiers are the new deterrents in the Baltics

Evan Solomon on why some NATO allies are more equal than others
HMS Vanguard – 15 Jan 2005

In England, politics goes nuclear

The U.K.’s Labour leader wants nuclear disarmament, and he’s going to war with his own party to try and get it
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye

The Cold War heats up

By invading and annexing Crimea, Russia has raised the spectre of outright war with NATO
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Winning the new Cold War

Russia’s power is re-emerging everywhere