The Cold War was the protracted geopolitical, ideological, and economic struggle that emerged after World War II between the global superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States, supported by their respective and emerging alliance partners. The struggle was called the Cold War because it did not involve direct armed conflict between the main contestants (by contrast, a so-called "hot" war). The Cold War was instead waged by means of diplomatic maneuvering, economic pressure, selective aid, intimidation, propaganda, assassination, low-intensity military operations and full-scale proxy wars. The Cold War period also simultaneously witnessed the largest arms race (both conventional and nuclear) in history, leading to widespread global fears of a World War III and a cataclysmic nuclear war. The Cold War endured over four decades, from circa 1947 until the decline and eventual collapse of East European and Soviet state communism in the late 1980s. The disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991 is generally considered to mark the absolute end of the conflict. Important allies of the United States included the United Kingdom, France, West Germany and other members of NATO (the "Western Alliance"); the members of CENTO, SEATO, and ANZUS; and the nations of Japan, Philippines, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Thailand and Iran (until the 1979 Iranian Revolution). Important allies of the Soviet Union included Poland, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and other members of the Warsaw Pact and Comecon; and the nations of Mongolia, North Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Cuba and Syria. From 1960, the People's Republic of China and Albania promoted their own version of Communism and opposed many key Kremlin policies. Countries such as Yugoslavia, Switzerland, Austria, India, Sweden, Finland, and Sudan conspicuously maintained their neutrality by participation within the Non-Aligned Movement.
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what idea was the major justification for U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era?
helped reinforce the soviets idea
No it was a bad idea because it just caused tension between us and russia
Answer this question… Arms races
The idea of Russia having nuclear tech
They call the cold war the cold because it was a war that wasn't violent but it was a war of war
There was no "front" in the Cold War.
Some called this war "The Hot Battle of the Cold War". It was during the cold war era but not at all cold.
The Cold War is still called the Cold War.
Doesnt have " war " the end cold WAR
Do not true these people the correct answer is proxy wars
Because it was a cold war (no war).
Peace of the Cold War was from a settlement. The Cold War was a long and hard war.
Not an example of the cold war; an example of the cold war is NO WAR AT ALL! Cold War=military stand-off (no fighting). Korea was the first HOT battle of the cold war. (Hot=A real shootin war!).
Hot battle of the cold war.
They came at the same time. The Korean War began the cold war, while the Cold War continued.
The cold war did not spark the great war
How did the cold war begin
polands are not in the cold war
There was no Cold War I
The Cold War was not "cold" per say, but was simply the name of a war that took place.
World War Two was an origin of the Cold War.
Churchill did not cause the cold war. Nuclear weapons caused the cold war.