Remembering Nehru's Visit To Soviet Union In 1955 – OpEd
During the visit, Nehru gave a lecture in Moscow university which was attended by young Mikhail Gorbachev who thirty years later changed the course of world politics by his policies of Glasnost and Perestroika. As Gorbachev wrote in his memoirs, this ...
Obama all out for Iran deal this week
The Sunday Times
... he brackets himself with Richard Nixon, who thawed relations with communist China and in 1972 became the first American president to visit the country, and Ronald Reagan, who helped end the Cold War by talking to the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
For Minimalist music mastermind Terry Riley, a major birthday bash
Los Angeles Times
... Dances for Peace" is loosely narrative music following a scenario about the biblical princess who, in a quest for universal harmony, returns to Earth, undergoes spiritualist rituals, overcomes war demons and seduces Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan.
Is Silicon Valley Charting the Future While All the World's Pols Play Small Ball?
The Cold War ended less than five years later, to the widespread shock of its most ardent promoters, as Hart's friend Mikhail Gorbachev dismantled the Soviet empire. Not that we ever got a coherent post-Cold War politics. Will the prophesied wave of ...