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Cold war notes

20 June 2020

9:00 AM

20 June 2020

9:00 AM

In a truly excellent article in the Australian, Stephen Loosley reminded us – in my case rather appropriately – of the days of the so-called Cold War which prevailed largely between the USSR and the United States and its allies between 1949 and 1989. Clearly anyone now in their twenties will have no experience of that era and is thus in no particular position to grasp any similarities between what Loosley describes as a ‘post-Covid environment’ and the now bygone Cold War.

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