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Sunday, March 02, 2014

1973: Brezhnev - Nixon Encounter

Brezhnev and Nixon on a plane, 1973
credit Dirck Halstead Liaison via Getty Images
(NY Times)
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Read also A History Lesson That Needs Relearning from today's NY Times.

A quote from there: the term of Cold War surfaced in 1947, in Walter Lippmann’s book The Cold War, whose title was derived from a phrase used in Europe during the late 1930s to characterize Hitler’s war of nerves against the French, sometimes described as la guerre blanche or la guerre froide, as Ronald Steel wrote in his book Walter Lippmann and the American Century.

(Zoon Politikon)


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