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US-Russia tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War era: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

October 8, 2016 8:30 pm
US-Russia tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War era: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Photo by AFP) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says tensions between Russia and the US are “more dangerous’ than those of the Cold War era. “It’s a fallacy to think that this is like the Cold War. The current times are different and more dangerous,” Steinmeier made […]

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US Pentagon reveals Cold War nuke plan

December 30, 2015 7:30 am
US Pentagon reveals Cold War nuke plan

   The details of the Pentagon’s plans were revealed in the 800-page Strategic Air Command Atomic Weapons Requirements Study for 1959. Photo / AP In the event of a nuclear war, the Pentagon in 1956 penned a report that listed 1200 cities and 1100 airfields spread across eastern Europe, the […]

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Cold War

December 11, 2012 1:24 am

Cold War, term used to describe the post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its allies. During the Cold War period, which lasted from the mid-1940s until the end of the 1980s, international politics were heavily shaped by the intense rivalry […]

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