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McCain/Obama on a New Cold War

October 10, 2008

At the second U.S. presidential debate, John McCain raised the specter of a new Cold War – and Barack Obama wasn’t far behind in demonizing Russia.

But McCain’s tough talk, in particular, ignored the regional realities and even the views of some long-time Cold Warriors, like Henry Kissinger, and more current strategic thinkers, such as Gen. David Petreaus.

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Analyst Pepe Escobar examines the fact and fantasy of how McCain and Obama look at the rivalry with Russia. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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