cold war

Stirring more problems?

Oct 10,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL With Moscow deciding to increase its military involvement in Syria and establish a permanent military base in the country, tension between it and Washington can be expected to increase, hopefully not to crisis level. The world has plenty of those and could ill […]

A new Cold War?

Jun 09,2016 -JORDAN TIMES – Jonathan Power George Orwell, the author of “Animal Farm” and “1984”, was the first person to use the phrase “Cold War” in a 1945 newspaper article, written just after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He argued that “the surface of the Earth is being […]

Ukraine and the ‘Little Cold War’

Ukraine and the ‘Little Cold War’ Geopolitical Weekly Tuesday, March 4, 2014 – 03:09 Print Text Size Stratfor Editor’s Note: In place of George Friedman’s regular Geopolitical Weekly, this column is derived from two chapters of Friedman’s 2009 book, The Next 100 Years. We are running this abstract of the […]

Where Shoes Listen and Coins Kill

Source: NY Times. By EDWARD ROTHSTEIN Published: May 17, 2012 In 1953, after the early successes of Soviet espionage demonstrated just how difficult and dangerous the cold war would become, the Central Intelligence Agency began a top-secret program called MKUltra. It included exotic projects that decades later provided much critical fodder […]