Cold War

The test of the west: countering the authoritarian wave

Current Affairs Deputy Editor Joshua Guillen analyses the threat of the authoritarian wave, suggesting democratic governments should do more to counter its spread.

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 […]

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