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Cold War as Part Of American Global Strategy

Abstract

By 2016 relations between Russia and the United States reached a point that was defined by the majority of American scholars and politicians as “the new cold war”. This term, inherited from the period of bipolar world order, was not so willingly adopted by Russian political discourse, but was also admitted as the one which characterized the most precisely the current state of bilateral relations. The question that the author highlights in the article is about the term itself and its real meaning for the United States, Russia and the rest of the world. It is very important to analyze the phenomenon relying not on the history of Soviet-American relations, but on the history and essence of American foreign policy thinking (more correctly, on American ideology). The author assumes that the cold war strategy is one of the forms used to realize American global strategy, and can be aimed at any country whose polic


Authors: Tatiana Shakleina

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