Cold War

Changing times: the shadows of a new cold war

 As the shadows of conflict re-emerge, how much—if anything—can the cold war teach us about the future?  I. THE PARADOX OF THE BERLIN WALL In Berlin, Germany, the physical remnants of the cold war are scarce. Trailing along the path of the fallen Berlin Wall, Berliner Mauer, does little to yield any sensorial recollection of […]

Able Archer 1983: war game to nuclear Armageddon

Sally Holden looks into how a NATO war game nearly led to nuclear Armageddon.

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