Sunday, November 9, 2014

As Germany Marks the fall of the Berlin Wall,
Gorbachev warns of new Cold War

As Berliners watch 8,000 balloons being released into the night sky this evening, old divisions between east and west will symbolically vanish into thin air with them. Yet the runup to the festivities has already served up plenty of reminders that, 25 years after the fall of the wall that divided the city for three decades, the scars of history are hurting more than ever.
Speaking at a symposium near the Brandenburg Gate yesterday morning, former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world was “on the brink of a new cold war” . . .
To read more please link over to the article at The Guardian
If the link above does not work please use this link -http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/08/gorbachev-cold-war-threat-berlin-wall-25th-anniversary
Thank you to The Guardian for allowing the re-post of the article on this blog.

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