Goodbye, Cold War, Welcome to the Cool War

By Toby Harnden - March 3, 2013

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It is nearly a quarter of a century since the Berlin Wall fell, bringing the Cold War to a close. The triumph of liberal democracy briefly seemed to herald “the end of history” before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, triggered what the Pentagon called GWOT — the global war on terrorism — and a clash of civilisations between the West and militant Islam. Just...

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