John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev avoided nuclear war in 1962. Whether Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will do so remains a question.
In this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with Melvin Goodman.
The documents reveal U.S. fears over communism and offer new information on the CIA's role in toppling Iran's government. (Pictured: A man erases graffiti from a wall in Iran in 1953.)
Fifty years after the Glassboro Summit between President Johnson (pictured right) and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin, we should question the wisdom of leaders averse to any U.S.-Russia detente.
In a series of historic conversations, the filmmaker humanizes the Russian president while examining the current state of tension in the new Cold War. (Above, the cover of Stone's new book.)
More than a generation after defeating the Soviet Union in the Cold War, the United States seems to be emulating some of the worst aspects of its former rival superpower.
The Truthdig editor in chief sits down with “Watching the Hawks” co-host Sean Stone to discuss foreign policy under President Trump, the demonization of Russia and media bias.
John F. Kennedy on World Peace in 1963: 'No Problem of Human Destiny Is Beyond Human Beings' (Video)
Fifty-four years after the "Peace Speech," the 35th president's words still inspire hope that building peace is possible.