Cold warriors, but no new Cold War

Georgians are beginning to wonder why they got involved in a war they were always bound to lose, writes Seamus Martin.

30th August, 2008

Georgians are beginning to wonder why they got involved in a war they were always bound to lose, writes Seamus Martin.

As Nato and Russian warships patrol the Black Sea in the aftermath of the conflict in Georgia, the term‘‘ new Cold War’’ has made its appearance in the western media. The phrase is a symptom of lazy journalism. The current crisis is not a renewal of the Cold War. There is no clash of...

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