Mustafa Omer

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Will Muslims be Collateral Damage in the new Cold War?

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Renewed tension with Russia amid new Cold War fears means new realities for the Muslim World In the early 1980s a policy that was orchestrated by the Reagan Administration, named after none other than the then President himself, came into effect in Afghanistan. The Reagan Doctrine provided aid to anti-communist groups and resistance movements in an effort to de-escalate Soviet influence in many countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The implementation of this policy was considered to be a defining moment in the Cold War and its repercussions even today, three decades later, have not withered away. As tensions have increased between Russia and