What's Behind China's Hardline Stance in Trade Negotiations With the U.S.?
Relations between the two nations have deteriorated sharply in recent days, leading some to suggest that we are on the brink of a new cold war.
Inside the U.S. and China's Incoming Artificial Intelligence Cold War
The U.S. and China are increasingly rival superpowers—albeit deeply interdependent frenemies—and that has spread into tech innovation as well.
Viewfinder: The Berlin Wall Has Been Down for Longer Than It Stood During the Cold War
Remains of the former border wall stand at the Berlin Wall Memorial at Bernauer Strasse on February 5th, 2018, in Berlin, Germany.
ZunZuneo: Do Former Users Care That It Was Secretly Built by USAID?
Our criticism of the U.S. government's covert or "discreet" funding of communication channels like ZunZuneo or Radio Free Europe presumes that they try to seed something non-native.
What Red Deer Tell Us About Our Dangerous Iron Curtain Obsession
The way the media mishandled a years-old story about the behavior of wildlife where Germany and the Czech Republic meet feeds and legitimizes many people’s visions of impermeable physical borders or solid inter-ethnic lines.
Secrecy, Surveillance, and Misinformation: Lessons From Moynihan
Rereading the late senator in a post-Edward Snowden and Julian Assange era.
President Obama Calls for Cuts to U.S. Nuclear Arsenals
President Obama just called for extending cuts to U.S. nuclear arsenals. The idea of minimum deterrence is gaining legitimacy.