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Cold war was a war of threats, politics between democratic west and communist east. It was caused by the end of WWII with the emergence of two super powers America and the USSR, and their opposing ideologies. It was called a cold war because there were no occasions of direct armed conflict between the super powers.

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No who; What caused it...the A-Bomb caused the cold war.

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Which war? After WWII the Cold War started and caused a division of democracy vs. communism.

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