For a few minutes it seemed like old times, a return to the clearer fault-lines of the cold war.
Conservatives will be saying here, “Well, buddy, Reagan won the cold war, what do you say to that?”
A divorced mother of two, she trained in Ukraine as a gynecologist during the cold war.
By helping show Gorbachev that he could safely release Eastern Europe, Reagan helped end the cold war.
I ask him if he misses the simpler days of the cold war, when we met the enemy and he spoke Russian.
The cold war ends, Lockley, because there couldn't be a conquering army in the modern sense.
The thought went through his mind, a general in the cold war.
So it's neither a cold war trick nor an unadvised landing of monsters.
Our objective is not to continue the cold war, but to end it.
And we have a cold war with only one country, and they're the only ones who'd play a deadly trick like this.
used in print October 1945 by George Orwell; popularized in U.S. c.1947 by Bernard Baruch.
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. [Woody Allen, "My Speech to the Graduates," 1979]
A constant nonviolent state of hostility between the Soviet Union and the United States. The cold war began shortly after World War II, with the rapid extension of Soviet influence over eastern Europe and North Korea. With the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, the cold war ended. (See Berlin airlift, Berlin wall, and Iron Curtain.)