Category Archives: Cold War History

We Were All Equal In The End

And as the windshield melts My tears evaporate Leaving only charcoal to defend. Finally I understand the feelings of the few. Ashes and diamonds Foe and friend We were all equal in the end. – Pink Floyd, “Two Suns In The Sunset” Years ago, I swore that I’d never begin a blog post or an [...]
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And Now For Something Completely Different

Like I mentioned in a previous post, I’m doing Very Serious Wonky Blogging over at Arms Control Wonk now; I’ll do some of that here from time to time as well, but I also figured this blog would be a good place for some of the less serious stuff, and even some “meta” discussions. So, [...]
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Cleaning Up After The Cold War: Hanford’s Tank Waste

Also published here. When most people think of “the Cold War nuclear arms race”, they think of Reagan and Gorbachev, Kennedy and Khrushchev, treaties and international summits, Presidents and Premiers. It all starts to seem rather abstract: something from the past, to be relegated to history books and news archives. They probably don’t think of [...]
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