Thursday, November 20, 2014

Cold War Heats Up

Whilst the USA and China square up to each other  over quarrels in Asia and the Pacific  the West is also in growing military disputes with Russia. 'Nato aircraft have been forced to carry out more than a hundred interventions of Russian bombers and intelligence-gathering planes this year. "This is about three times more than we conducted in 2013," a Nato official said." (Times, 12 November) Capitalism is based on competition and economic competition often leads to military threats of violence. RD

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