Putin's New Cold War

Friedman, Norman
October 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2008, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p90
Conference Proceeding
The article focuses on the depressing interpretation of Cold War, as history suggested. Accordingly, it has been argued that the Cold War was a kind of World War I is where equivalent to the disasters of the interwar period can be seen. The author implies that during that time when the Soviet Union collapsed, it was often said that the great lesson of World War I was that treating the losers badly ensured that they would fight again.


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