Managing our nuclear legacy
The Cold War may feel like a long time ago, but its nuclear legacy is undeniable. Today there are some 14,000 nuclear warheads in the world. How best to control and manage them? And as countries push to reduce their carbon emissions, just how enthusiastic should we be about swapping coal for nuclear? We speak to Emlyn Hughes, professor of physics at Columbia University and founding director of the K=1 Project at the Center for Nuclear Studies.
The day the Berlin Wall came down
The Cold War, a global power struggle between dictatorship and democracy, ended in Berlin on November 9, 1989. The course of history, however, was set in motion by decisive events outside the country long before that.
Johns Hopkins' brands sees most fraught geopolitical environment since cold war
Hal Brands, professor of global affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), reacts to the U.S. accusing China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property theft.
Trump will exit Cold War-era nuclear treaty
President Donald Trump said Washington will exit a Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow.
Russians like America after all – baseball, at least
Relations between Russia and the West hit such a low point this year that some saw a new Cold War in the making. So it might come as a surprise to hear that Russians view America more favorably than they have in years, as DW's Miodrag Soric learned.
Poisoned Relations: UK sanctions Russia over nerve agent attack
This week saw the UK announce the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War. This was a repercussion following a nerve agent attack on British soil, believed to be commanded by Russia.