Cold War Newswire

Cold War Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cold War.

Results 1 - 20 of 643 in Cold War

  1. Original 'Blade Runner' Sequel Would Have Sent Harrison...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Collider

    ... he said ::shrugs:: and nothing came of it. It makes sense, considering that the U.S. was still in the midst of the Cold War with the Soviet Union in the early-to-mid 80s, that Fancher had those sociopolitical tensions on his mind. It certainly would ...

    Comment?

  2. Op-Ed Contributor: 'Make It So': 'Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... futurism entered their "golden age" by the 1950s and '60s, both predicting the bright future that would replace the Cold War. Technological advances would automate society; the necessity of work would fade away. Industrial wealth would be ...

    Comment?

  3. My favorite "60 Minutes" storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | CBS News

    ... greatest treats of my life." Mike Wallace plays a prank on young 60 Minutes producer Ira Rosen while reporting on a Cold War spy story in 1986. Mike Wallace plays a prank on young 60 Minutes producer Ira Rosen while reporting on a Cold War spy story ...

    Comment?

  4. Maybe The Americans is quietly a technophile love letter to the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ars Technica

    ... in production). AUSTIN, Texas-On its surface, FX's The Americans is a sleeper-cell spy drama set in DC during the Cold War. But fans will quickly tell you the show's more about relationships and the difficulties of family and marriage; the show's ...

    Comment?

  5. Ottawa artist captures eerie Cold War mood with stop-motion filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Pixie Cram's stop-motion film, Emergency Broadcast, uses vintage items from the Diefenbuker to create an eerie picture of Cold War-era life. That's what it took for Ottawa filmmaker Pixie Cram to transform the Diefunbunker Museum into a whimsical representation of life in Cold War-era Canada in her new short film, Emergency Broadcast .

    Comment?

  6. Best Texas books to read right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Austin American Statesman

    ... generous images. We plan to keep it handy whenever possible. "When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn's Cold War Triumph and Its Aftermath." Stuart Isacoff. Knopf. Curious how Van Cliburn mania comes in waves. Texans are particularly prone to ...

    Comment?

  7. Hawaii first U.S. state to prepare for 'unlikely' North Korea missile threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Japan Times

    ... education campaign about what to do. Hawaii lawmakers have been urging emergency management officials to update Cold War-era plans for coping with a nuclear attack as North Korea develops atomic weapons and ballistic missiles that can reach the ...

    Comment?

  8. Top of the bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... was the centre of all kinds of geopolitical tensions during the Second World War. But it was in the middle of the Cold War that the Antarctic Treaty was signed, in Washington DC in 1959 (entering into force in 1961) - a rare example of consensus ...

    Comment?

  9. Hawaii Has an Emergency Plan to Prepare for a North Korea Missile AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Yahoo!

    ... know what to do if such an event occurs." The plan will not include the duck-and-cover drills associated with the Cold War , the paper reported, but students will be required to practice evacuation drills similar to "active shooter" situations. ...

    Comment?

  10. Harassment StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Weekly Standard

    ... This was only possible, Wright points out, because "the defining and unique feature of world politics after the Cold War was the absence" of geopolitical competition against the United States. This unipolarity meant that "there were limits to how ...

    Comment?

  11. "To Peace, Because the Awful Alternative is the End of All Life": ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Savage Minds

    ... and communications satellites) encouraged the continued development of ASAT weapons by multiple nations in the Cold War and now. In 2008, the U.S. Air Force demonstrated the ASAT capability of the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3), supposedly in order to ...

    Comment?

  12. Can We Have Constantinople Back?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Power Line

    Turkey, sometimes an unsteady ally during the Cold War and in Middle Eastern affairs but an ally nonetheless, is showing increasing signs under Erdogan of tilting toward Islamism and away from the West. And that's leaving aside the appalling scene from Erdogan's recent visit to Washington, which featured his security goons beating up on protestors in the streets of Washington outside the Turkish embassy.

    Comment?

  13. Turkish report exposes 10 U.S. locations in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    ... that Turkey's government considers terrorist organizations. Despite a tight military alliance dating back to the Cold War, Turkey and the U.S. have been at odds for years now over the U.S. backing of Kurdish fighters in Syria who are affiliated with ...

    Comment?

  14. Remembering George A. Romero, without whom zombies will never be the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Canada.com

    ... still, with designs on a suite of new dead instalments: a TV series, an action thriller, an origin story set in the Cold War. His zombie films had contended with race, class, consumerism and social media. He still had ideas. "Maybe the next one has ...

    Comment?

  15. British royals meet Merkel, tour Berlin Holocaust memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Daily Journal

    ... Locals got a closer look at the royals as they visited the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of post-war Germany's Cold War division and its subsequent reunification. They moved on to the nearby memorial to the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust, a ...

    Comment?

  16. London theater event of the year comes to the BerkshiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... National Theatre - is set against the backdrop of the 1980s AIDS crisis, the "Reagan revolution" and the end of the Cold War, but doesn't feel like a period piece. The epic drama - made up of two plays, "Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika," ...

    Comment?

  17. Stephen Colbert Trolls Donald Trump Jr. With Murky 'Russia Week' IntroRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Switched

    ... . He mission was to find out if it really was "the epicenter of all evil" that it was described as being during the Cold War:

    Comment?

  18. Emmys 2017a s biggest snubs and surprises include Oprah, a Girls,a a Americansa and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... for a lead-actor Emmy. Lead performers Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys both received nominations but FX's acclaimed Cold War drama was left out of the best drama category – again. Can we blame Russian hackers? A lot of awards prognosticators ...

    Comment?

  19. Nuclear Bunkers Won't Protect You From What's Happening in the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Nation

    ... do. It's a kind of occupational hazard for me. As a young officer in the U.S. Air Force in the waning years of the Cold War, the end of the world was very much on my mind. So think of this piece as the manifestation of a disturbing and recurring ...

    Comment?

  20. Experts think Moscow 'dangled' a Russian lawyer to lure in TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... collusion in the hacking of DNC and Podesta email servers," said Mark Kramer, program director for the Project on Cold War Studies at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Affairs. that in the case of the Trump campaign (and officials), ...

    Comment?