cold war

World News
As the country reflects on the wall's historic toppling, German leaders have warned that democracy continues to be "challenged" -- and must be defended.
World News
The aging Runit Dome, which stores radioactive waste from Cold War-era bomb tests in the Marshall Islands, is threatened by storms and rising sea level.
Politics
The threat comes on the heels of Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from a Cold War-era nuclear deal with Russia.
Politics
Russian official Sergei Ryabkov said the Trump administration was using the Cold War-era pact to “blackmail” the Kremlin.
Politics
Believe me, folks, it’s going to be anything but pretty.
World News
The military drills will involve almost 300,000 troops.
Politics
The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “Long War” against China and Russia.
Videos
Moscow is kicking out American diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to the U.S. reaction to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K.
Opinion
Russia’s actions pose an existential threat. It's time we act like it.
Politics
Nuclear brinksmanship, threats of nuclear war, and similar uses of nuclear weapons to intimidate hold the potential for catastrophe.
U.S. News
Maintenance of the shelter system, which once entailed federal funding to stock shelters with food and water, ended decades ago.
Politics
Seven years before Navy SEALs killed him, Osama bin Laden revealed al Qaeda’s strategy against the United States. Al Qaeda
World News
"We have avoided nuclear war not through prudent leadership but good fortune," said Beatrice Fihn, at the award ceremony in Oslo.
U.S. News
The sirens' reactivation comes as North Korea fired a missile on Tuesday.
Politics
The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.
Politics
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com Once upon a time, long ago in another universe, the end of the world was left in the hands