Against the Grain

A New Cold War?

The U.S. was left the world’s sole superpower after the demise of the Soviet Union. Yet the U.S. spends a mind-boggling amount on weapons and we’re constantly warned, including in the liberal media, that there are dangerous governments out there in need of containment, Russia being first among them. John Marciano discusses the lessons of the Cold War and why we need to resist the pull of another one.


Jeremy Kuzmarov and John Marciano, The Russians Are Coming, Again Monthly Review Press, 2018

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