Cold War

Cold War II? World War III?

By on 7.31.14 | 4:54PM

A reporter asked President Obama on Tuesday if ratcheted sanctions placed on Russia by America and the EU marked “a new Cold War.” The United Kingdom’s Common Defense Committee said Thursday that NATO is unprepared for further aggression from Russia. Roger Cohen of the New York Times has explained in the Atlantic why World War III is not so unimaginable after all. It has become apparent that Eastern Europe is unstable, and in a world knit tightly together by technology and treaties, that instability may prove for everyone inescapable.

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He Did It His Way

By From the September 2009 issue

Martin and Annelise Anderson's indispensable book, Reagan's Secret War, chronicles Ronald Reagan's methodical pursuit of a victorious but unrancorous end to the Cold War.