Category Archives: Post-Cold War

America First: An Idea with Deep Roots

By Heather Marie Stur, University of Southern Mississippi Isolationism before Pearl Harbor American popular memory of the World War II homefront centers on the notion that U.S. citizens came together to support the war effort. Families planted victory gardens, bought … Continue reading

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How Poorer Eastern European Nations Have Largely Kept Covid-19 Cases under Control

Several countries in the Eastern European region have experienced significantly lower numbers of Covid-19 cases than most. At first glance, they appear to be ill-prepared to handle Covid-19. These countries are not known for having robust and healthy economies. They are also not known for the quality or size of their healthcare systems. Furthermore, most of these countries belong to the European Union, so workers and trade move freely in and out of those countries. So, given these factors, how have they managed to contain transmission of Covid-19, and not be as devastated as the rest of the world? Continue reading

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The Long-Established Foundation of George H.W. Bush’s “New World Order”

by Samantha A. Taylor, Ph.D., Guest Contributor Disclaimer: The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. government. Last week, … Continue reading

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“Thanks AOL!” Technology and Public Opinion in the Early Post-Cold War Era

by Samantha A. Taylor, Guest Contributor “Dear Mr. President: I as a Citizen of the United States of America am deeply concerned and appalled at the apathetic stance taken by the US government and the United Nations toward the situation … Continue reading

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