May 20, 2020

Cold War 2.0: How Trump's Attacks on China Could Backfire

Featuring Kristine Lee

Source: VICE News

Journalist David Gilbert

In September of 1946, Nikolai Novikov, the Soviet ambassador to the U.S., penned what would become known as the Novikov Telegram, which assessed the foreign policy of President Truman as the U.S. emerged from World War II.

“The foreign policy of the United States, which reflects the imperialist tendencies of American monopolistic capital, is characterized in the postwar period by a striving for world supremacy,” Novikov warned.

The document has long been viewed as one of the origins of what would evolve into the Cold War between Moscow and Washington.

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Authors

  • Kristine Lee

    Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Kristine Lee is an Associate Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she focuses on U.S. alliances and partnershi...