Michael Klare speaks at Boylston Hall at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2/12/16.
The new cold war is here. US foreign policy elites have identified Russia and China as the long-term obstacles to US global dominance. Tensions are rising: Middle East, Ukraine and across Europe, South China Sea and East Asia. Military budgets, including for “modernization” of nuclear arsenals are skyrocketing. In an era of rising and declining great powers, the U.S. is playing a complex and dangerous game of cooperation and competition, with the strategic goal of resisting and: