Category: In Memoriam

Essay: The Man Falsely Credited For Ending The Cold War Is Dead

Reuters was up front about it, headlining their obituary this way: “The last Soviet leader Gorbachev, who ended Cold War and won Nobel prize, dies at aged 91.” CNN lamented that “Mikhail Gorbachev’s tragedy is that he outlived the thaw in the Cold War between Moscow and the US, after doing more than anyone to engineer it.”