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What was the main concern of the US during the Cold War during which war?


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2009-06-27 18:19:08
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The main concern of the US during the cold war was preventing a nuclear war (aka atomic war). The only two major wars during the cold war were Korea & Vietnam; Korea was close to going nuclear which had a lot to do with GEN MacArthur's removal from command in Korea. During the Vietnam War, the commander in chief went out of his way to avoid Soviet/Red Chinese casualties at Haiphong Harbor or SAM installation missile sites, etc. as well as NOT invading North Vietnam. These actions (policies) were taken by the US President to AVOID a nuclear confrontation with those super-powers.

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