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Bush End Game
George W. Bush's presidency since 2007

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George W. Bush's presidency from 2005-06

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Lost History
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A New Cold War Looms

August 21, 2008

The Russia-Georgia conflict has brought to the surface a long-term U.S. strategy – shared by Republican and Democratic foreign policy experts alike – to encircle Russia and prevent its reemergence as a rival power.

In hitting back against Georgia’s attack on South Ossetia, Moscow was, in effect, declaring that the post-Cold War pattern of Russia acceding to American encroachments had gone too far.

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Now, as foreign policy analyst Pepe Escobar reports, a new Cold War looms with hawkish Republican John McCain taking the lead in denouncing Russia, but with Democrat Barack Obama tagging along. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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