An evolutionary psychologist's perspective on Brexit.
Cyber weapons are allowing states to attack each other without fear of retaliation. The consequences potentially are devastating.
Cuba's National Capitol Building has been reclaimed as the seat of the National Assembly 54 years after it was abandoned by the new revolutionary government. There are lessons in this for others.
Don't mention the Cold War.
Recently released secret documents reveal the chilling extent of Cold War planning for a nuclear holocaust.
It's a million miles from the cartoon capers of James Bond, but remains a familiar tale of good versus evil.
30 years ago, Reagan and Gorbachev ushered in a new era of cordial relations. It's time to recapture that spirit.
Over the past two decades, it has not been easy for any country – let alone a newly freed one, like post-apartheid South Africa – to understand the rapidly changing world.
Günter Schabowski's press conference in November 1989 helped trigger the collapse of the Berlin wall. Was it really as much of an accident as we like to think?
Employing a unique literary method that blurred the genres of oral history and documentary prose, the Nobel Prize for Literature winner told the stories of a traumatized people.
In a watershed moment for Indonesia's history, the deadly 1965 anti-communist purge transformed Indonesia from an independent Asian nation in the midst of Cold War into a pro-Western country.
Washington would do well to leave the Cold War rhetoric in the past.
Political tensions between Russia and the USA along with new players in the space industry could change the future of space collaboration.
As it moved from the edge of the global order to the top of the heap, China realised it needed a nuclear arsenal to be taken seriously.
Fears that nuclear weapons would pop up all over the world post-1945 have proven to be overblown.
On July 6, the South Carolina Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. In the past white-on-black violence has led to real change - but under specific conditions.
A Pew survey has found majority of citizens no long support the principle or mutual aid and support.
As the West and Russia go about rooting out each other's spies, they also lose the ability to keep tabs on each other. Time to get back in touch.
American Presidents tend to use the commencement address to address the audience outside than within the graduation hall. This changes though if they go on to a second term.
Dire government warnings and counter-terrorism raids in our suburbs paint a picture of the worst threat Western nations have ever faced. A little historical perspective is in order.