Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Cold War


Sixty years on, revisiting the Cuban missile crisis, recently invoked by Biden

October 19, 2022 8:35 pm

The Cuban missile crisis was resolved and disaster narrowly averted thanks to timely negotiations between Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev and US President John F Kennedy. Here is what happened.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: Across world, foundational ideas of major political systems are under challenge

October 10, 2022 1:22 pm

The foundational frameworks iconically represented by Madison, Mao, Maududi and Mandela are floundering.

More than any time in the past, we may be in for a high-order hegemonic contest in Asia

September 02, 2022 9:01 am

Raj Shukla writes: Enhance deterrence in the traditional and emerging domains and transit rapidly from a military focussed on India’s defence to one that is also sophisticated enough to sustain its rise

Last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War, dies aged 91

August 31, 2022 8:51 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed "his deepest condolences" on Gorbachev's death, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Interfax news agency.

Why Germany can’t just pull the plug on Russian energy

April 06, 2022 3:33 pm

Russian gas, oil and coal are embedded in the German economy and way of life. The roots run deep.

There is no justification for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

March 25, 2022 8:27 am

NATO enlargement and EU membership cannot be excuses for violating an independent nation’s territorial integrity

An opening in West Asia

July 25, 2021 3:06 pm

New governments in Israel, Iran may provide room for negotiation for Palestinians.

India and the great power triangle of Russia, China and US

April 13, 2021 8:47 am

Delhi has successfully managed the changing dynamics between the great powers, and is now in an even better position to do so thanks to the size of the Indian economy.

Explained: An 'espionage plot' in Italy, and how it could impact Russia-NATO ties

April 03, 2021 9:48 am

The incident in Italy adds to the long list of occasions on which Russia has been accused of spying in Europe.

Explained: What Russia's exit means for Open Skies Treaty

January 22, 2021 2:34 pm

In November, the United States left the OST first after accusing Russia of violating the pact– allegations that Russia denied. Moscow has now blamed Washington for its own decision of leaving the treaty.


Berlin Wall now and then: These photos show city's division during Cold War

November 09, 2019 10:36 am

This combination of photos shows a section of the Berlin Wall where it divided the city during the Cold War and the same location.