The New Cold War’s Thriving Arms Race

November 02, 2021

On most days, the website Engadget provides coverage of objects spawned by the digital economy. These objects typically serve consumers’ obsessive and often narcissistic need for convenience and entertainment. On October 29, the site featured an article dedicated to a rather bulky gadget most...

China, the Bogeyman of the New Cold War

October 27, 2021

Associated Press reporter Nomaan Merchant has been listening to the latest warnings from the US intelligence community that wants the public to understand it is time to be seriously afraid of China. It’s not just about Beijing’s military might. The real problem is that the Chinese are thieves,...

Competing Doctrines in a New Cold War

September 22, 2021

This past week, the geopolitical landscape reached a new Monroe Doctrine moment. This is occurring nearly two centuries after US President James Monroe’s famous pronouncement warning Europeans to stay away from the continent on which the former British colonists were busy rolling out their plan...

Social Media and the Cold War Around Free Speech

April 20, 2021

The maxim “I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it,” often misattributed to Voltaire, sums up one of democracy’s pillars devised back in classical Greece and adapted by modern nation-states. Subsequently, the new era of instantaneous and digital...

The New Cold War in the Middle East

August 13, 2020

A new cold war between Turkey and the United Arab Emirates is playing out across the Middle East and North Africa

Are the US and China Locked in a New Cold War?

August 07, 2020

In our first FO Live, we look at relations between China and the US and ask whether we are seeing a new Cold War.

The Cold War Against Bernie Sanders

March 09, 2020

The New York Times once again puts on display its commitment to prolonging indefinitely the Cold War in pursuit of its own partisan purposes. Unlike Russiagate and Ukrainegate, which aimed at discrediting US President Donald Trump, The Times has now decided to deploy its Cold War alert system to...

The Cold War between Iran and the Arab World

January 25, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. The rivalry between Iran and the Arab world is nothing new. The 1979 revolution turned the previously...

Is a Real Cold War Heating Up in the Arctic?

December 05, 2018

The melting ice in the Arctic is opening a new sea route and enabling exploitation of rich resources in the region, triggering a new Cold War. At the 11th Polar Law Symposium held in Tromso, Norway, the Norwegian Research Council stressed that the diminishing level of Arctic sea ice hit a record...

Is Korea’s Cold War About to End?

November 16, 2018

Journalists are missing the real news of the two Koreas dismantling Cold War structures on the peninsula. Remarkable changes are taking place on the Korean Peninsula. The two Koreas are actually starting to demilitarize the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Just in the last couple weeks, they...

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