It is ironic that the first time I heard about the Cold War was on the day that it ended. It was the day the USSR finally collapsed. Suddenly, it seemed like it was the only thing that people around me could talk about. Turns out that all this while, the planet was on the brink of nuclear annihilation and I didn’t even know. In my defense, I was 9 years old.

“The Cold War” the grown ups called it. It was over now. And that was a good thing. Though when I inquired about what it actually meant, it made no sense to the child that I was. And now that I’m all grown up, it seems even more absurd.

Fast forward to 2017.

In the aftermath of the US elections and the supposed role of Russia in Trump’s victory, one can see the reflections of something disturbingly familiar. The stage is not exactly the same, but the players are familiar nonetheless.  A superpower that seems to be stumbling, and and old rival waiting in the wings to deliver a killing blow.

Are we looking at another Cold War in the making?

Lets find out in episode 3 of The LexValidus Show. Download here: TheLexValidusShow-3-Cold-War-Redux