Event: Cold War
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
There was no handshake between the managers when this ended.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
The US feared the Russians could be plotting an undercover Cold War spy base in a disused Cork dockyard, newly declassified government documents suggest.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
Palestine could have been wound up in 1967
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
Cork-based photographer Dara McGrath has spent years taking pictures of chemical weapons sites and other contaminated military areas, writes.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Malta’s Joseph Muscat, is forced to resign over the proximity of the investigation into the car-bomb murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia to his office
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Pat McCabe resurrects his most famous creation for his latest novel. He tellswhy he’s gone back to The Butcher Boy and characters inspired by his hometown
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, open societies were triumphant and international co-operation became the dominant creed. Thirty years later, however, nationalism has turned out to be much more powerful and disruptive than internationalism, writes
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
While most non-proliferation and test-ban treaties remain, the 1987 intermediate range pact has collapsed and the 2015 Iran deal is on the brink, says
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
The key to deterrence, conflict management, and de-escalation in the cyber realm is to acknowledge that we all still have a lot to learn, writes
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
As tensions ramp up between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, and peace talks in Afghanistan reach a crucial stage, the Trump administration has some difficult choices to make, writes
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Valentia Island is the spectacular setting for a festival of chamber music this weekend that brings musicians from far flung destinations.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
Despite talk of missions to Mars and a renewed interest in returning to the moon, nothing can match the awesome feat of that first lunar landing 50 years ago today, writes
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
The Irish economic releases have been a mix of the good and the bad.
Sun, 07 Jul, 2019
Cliona Maher recently moved home from France in recent years, and is the new artistic director of Clonmel Junction Arts Festival, which runs in the Co Tipperary town from July 1-7.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
What started as a trade war between the US and China is quickly escalating into a death match for global economic, technological, and military dominance, writes.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
America will not get support for pitting itself against ‘non-Caucasians’, but will for protecting international order, says.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Perhaps your editorial (April 1), on Nato’s 70th anniversary was intended as an April Fool joke...
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
David Hare tellsabout writing a film on the early career and defection of Rudolf Nureyev.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Capitalism has one natural tendency: Stagnation. At a time of broken politics, the world has never needed a post-capitalist vision more, writes.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Nato's secretary-general has warned that the military alliance will respond to what it insists are Russia's violations of a key Cold War-era treaty - but will not station more nuclear missiles in Europe.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
It is irresponsible of US President Donald Trump to unilaterally withdraw his country from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (Irish Examiner, February 2 ).
Tue, 05 Feb, 2019
The Trump administration says it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centrepiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War, in a move some analysts claim could fuel a new arms race.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
In 2019 and beyond, we should support companies that hold themselves to the highest ethical standards, writesAnything else is just a recipe for disaster.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
Chris Patten said he had reluctantly come to the conclusion that a new referendum was the only way to end the Brexit "shambles".
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
While the West must exercise vigilance when faced with China’s ‘influence operations’, it should avoid overreaction, writes Minxin Pei.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
George H.W. Bush was the last person elected president of the United States with any prior foreign policy experience.
Sun, 02 Dec, 2018
Nuala Woulfe explains why we’re living in an eighties bubble and it’s down to clever marketing preying on our nostalgia.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018
Tonie Walsh (58) says he’s been making a show of himself his whole life, but at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, he’s getting up on stage to do so.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
The world presumed the US president was a pawn in his Russian counterpart’s game. It could prove to be the other way around, writes
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
President Donald Trump often seems to be caught between his ideological desire to rewrite America’s trade relationship with China and a businessman’s instinct to cut a deal.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
The world must have the technical solutions to guarantee the credibility of countries’ promises if denuclearisation is to succeed, writeand .
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
European shares fell, with building and construction stocks and airline shares such as CRH, Kingspan, and Ryanair among the sufferers, as tensions between the US and Russia rose over Syria.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Russian president Vladimir Putin has won a fourth term in office with nearly 77% of the vote - his highest ever score - giving him a mandate to pursue his nationalist policies for another six years.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
The Russian Embassy said in a statement: "The situation regarding the hospitalisation of Sergei Skripal and another person on March 4, as described by the British media, causes serious concern.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2018
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has vowed that Britain will respond "robustly" if evidence of state responsibility emerges after a Russian double agent was left fighting for his life following suspected exposure to an unknown substance.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has threatened legal action against a Conservative MP over an online claim that he sold British secrets to "Communist spies".
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
Donald Trump’s spats with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un about the size of their nuclear buttons are reckless, while his desire to expand his nuclear arsenal is a departure from his predecessors and a contravention of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, says
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Scratch beneath the political permafrost and the frozen vials of Russian urine, set aside a far-from-thawed Cold War, and a Winter Olympics is threatening to break out in Pyeongchang.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Moscow claimed Gavin Williamson has "lost his grasp on reason" as the UK Defence Secretary stepped up his warnings about Russian aggression.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Hawaii has conducted its first test of a siren to warn the public of a possible nuclear attack from North Korea.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
A North Korean soldier has been seen racing for the border in a vehicle and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017