Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Moving Into A New Cold War

CNN: Russia, US move past Cold War to unpredictable confrontation

Washington (CNN)It's not a new Cold War. It's not even a deep chill. It's an outright conflict.

US-Russia relations have deteriorated sharply amid a barrage of accusations and disagreements, raising the stakes on issues ranging from the countries' competing military operations in Syria, disputes over Eastern European independence and escalating cyber breaches.

"This is a conflict, there should be no doubt," said Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center, on the US-Russia confrontation.

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More News And Commentary On The Start Of A New Cold War

World faces cold-war-era threat levels, says former MI6 chief -- The Guardian
World entering era ‘more dangerous than Cold War’ as Russian power grows, former MI6 boss warns -- The Independent
Putin sets out his stall with cold war bombast -- Financial Times
Exxon Faces Collateral Damage From a New Cold War -- Bloomberg
The Growing Danger of Military Conflict with Russia -- Nikolas K. Gvosdev, National Interest
How (and When) We Entered Cold War II -- Andy Logar, American Interest
Barack Obama’s Wrong: The New Cold War's Only Just Begun -- Michael Weiss, Daily Beast
 War-Mongering in Washington, Preparation for War in Moscow -- Stephen Cohen, The Nation
Espionage, an Arms Race, Proxy Battles: Are We in a New Cold War With Russia? -- Joshua Keating, Slate

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