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The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

China Is Eating the United States' Diplomatic Lunch

The U.S. foreign policy establishment historically aimed to prevent an alliance between China and Russia, based on the strategic imperative to cleave them apart. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Heappey warns a 'Ukraine defeat' will cost the West 'trillions in a new Cold War'

Ukraine needs more military aid to prevent a costly new Cold War. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: North Korea says Vladimir Putin keen to visit soon

Russia's deputy foreign minister opposes Nato exercises
Nato's exercises seen as part of a hybrid war against Russia [ more ]
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

China Is Eating the United States' Diplomatic Lunch

The U.S. foreign policy establishment historically aimed to prevent an alliance between China and Russia, based on the strategic imperative to cleave them apart. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Heappey warns a 'Ukraine defeat' will cost the West 'trillions in a new Cold War'

Ukraine needs more military aid to prevent a costly new Cold War. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: North Korea says Vladimir Putin keen to visit soon

Russia's deputy foreign minister opposes Nato exercises
Nato's exercises seen as part of a hybrid war against Russia [ more ]
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The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
1 month ago
Design

Kiki Kogelnik: the 'secret' Austrian Pop star who made out-of-this-world art

Kiki Kogelnik's work is gaining recognition internationally through exhibitions at Pace Gallery and Kunsthaus Zürich, showcasing her unique style and experimentation with materials. [ more ]
99% Invisible
2 months ago
Science

Rocket Man - 99% Invisible

Jetpack technology was funded by the American military for potential war advantages but never became mainstream due to practical limitations. [ more ]
Open Culture
3 months ago
Germany news

How the Berlin Wall Worked: The Engineering & Structural Design of the Wall That Formidably Divided East & West

Life on the edges of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic is explored through the dynamics of the Berlin Wall. [ more ]
Truthout
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Unprecedented US War Drills and Naval Deployments Raise Fear of War in Korea

General election in South Korea on April 10
Neck-and-neck race between ruling party and opposition [ more ]
Truthout
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

On 60th Anniversary of US-Backed Coup, Brazilians Ask US to Declassify Records

The Brazilian military's seizure of power marked the start of over two decades of military rule.
The U.S. supported the Brazilian military coup and enabled human rights abuses during the dictatorship. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
5 months ago
Books

The Books Behind the 2024 Academy Award Nominations

Oppenheimer's life was meticulously researched by Sherwin and Bird, shedding light on his career beyond the atomic bomb.
The book delved into Oppenheimer's political affiliations and the efforts to tarnish his reputation post-World War II. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
4 months ago
Design

Behind the curtain: Art Dubai looks at the Middle Eastern artists who forged links with the Soviet Union

The Soviet Union's cultural links with the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia are explored at Art Dubai Modern.
Artists from diverse backgrounds share common experiences and aspirations due to their time in the Soviet context. [ more ]
The Nation
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden's Cold War Nostalgia Is Dooming His Presidency

Biden's reverence for past political figures.
Jackson's influence on Biden's political evolution. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's difficult history with nuclear weapons DW 02/17/2024

The debate about European nuclear weapons is unique to Germany
Germany renounced nuclear weapons in the past but hosted US nuclear weapons in the Cold War [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
NYC real estate

Rare nuclear bunker lists for sale as America's wealthiest prepare for the worst

Cold War era nuclear bunker listed for sale at $1.24 million
Converted into a three-bedroom, three-bathroom family home [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

Norma Barzman, Blacklisted Screenwriter, Dies at 103

Norma Barzman, a screenwriter who was one of the last surviving victims of the Hollywood blacklist, has died at the age of 103.
Barzman and her husband were members of the Communist Party and were blacklisted in Hollywood after World War II.
Barzman and her husband lived in Europe for decades to escape the investigations and professional ostracism in the film industry. [ more ]
The Mercury News
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Letters: Biden presidency

Biden's foreign policy is aggressive and dangerous
COVID deaths have increased under the Biden administration [ more ]
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time.com
7 months ago
World news

Why China Fondly Remembers Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State, has died at the age of 100.
Kissinger played a key role in establishing ties with China and is remembered as an 'old friend' by Chinese President Xi Jinping. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
World news

Biden's China summit was a reminder: the US should talk to its rivals more often | Christopher S Chivvis

The meeting between Biden and Xi Jinping was challenging to arrange due to years of tension and domestic political headwinds.
Dialogue is crucial for reducing misperception and unnecessary costs between the US and China.
Presidential summits with adversaries have historically played a role in ending conflicts, such as the Cold War. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
World news

Why China Fondly Remembers Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State, has died at the age of 100.
Kissinger played a key role in establishing ties with China and is remembered as an 'old friend' by Chinese President Xi Jinping. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
World news

Biden's China summit was a reminder: the US should talk to its rivals more often | Christopher S Chivvis

The meeting between Biden and Xi Jinping was challenging to arrange due to years of tension and domestic political headwinds.
Dialogue is crucial for reducing misperception and unnecessary costs between the US and China.
Presidential summits with adversaries have historically played a role in ending conflicts, such as the Cold War. [ more ]
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The New Yorker
2 weeks ago
Writing

A Newly Discovered Story by E. L. Doctorow

The story 'The Drummer Boy on Independence Day' by E. L. Doctorow, discovered posthumously, likely wasn't published due to its low stakes and lack of advocacy. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 weeks ago
London

The London Tunnels raising 30 million to open Cold War tunnels as a tourist attraction

The London Tunnels company plans to refurbish Cold War tunnels into a tourist attraction, raising funds through share offerings and estimating a 2027 public opening. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Europe news

A return to the cold war': Putin and Kim have joined forces as global delinquents | Andrew Roth

Putin's recent deal with Kim signals a return to the Cold War era, where North Korea acts as a crucial military supplier for Russia. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 weeks ago
Berlin

Berlin by rail: a cold-war adventure

Berlin's Teufelsberg, a manmade hill with a history of Nazi origins and Cold War intelligence, now serves as a unique street art gallery. [ more ]
The American Conservative
4 weeks ago
Right-wing politics

O'Brien Speaks: Trump's 'Shadow Secretary of State' Weighs In

The Cold War garrisoning of troops is becoming obsolete in modern expeditionary warfare. Trump's foreign policy focused on diplomacy over traditional doctrine. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 month ago
London

James Bond is getting an exhibition in London's secret wartime tunnels

James Bond to get exhibit in London's underground wartime tunnels. [ more ]
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

American Counter-Diplomacy on Display in Hungary

Despite historical detachment, Hungary has become a central focus in the US due to controversial political leadership under Viktor Orban. [ more ]
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