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The Cold War
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Throughout world history humankind has been involved in Cold War tactics, and until we can live in a world with out the treat of invasion or supreme dominance we will never be able to evolve into a united world. This paper will take an in depth look at the Cold War between The United States of America and Soviet Union. We will also take a look at what scientist are calling the new Cold War which takes place in the Arctic Circle involving The Arctic Five.
First to understand how the Cold War started we need to understand what Cold War really is. In warfare there are three different types of war: First, “Hot War” is when two military forces engage in warfare because all talks have failed, such as the case with the United States of America and Taliban. Second, “Warm War” is where talks are still going on and there could always be a chance of a peaceful outcome but militaries are being fully mobilized and war plans are being put into operation ready for the command to fight, such as United Nations and North Korea or Iran. Finally, “Cold War” is when two countries do not directly engage in military conflict. Instead they use “client states” to fight a war by giving them with supplies, weapons and training as in the case of United States of America and Soviet Union.
After World War II, Joseph Stalin the president of The Soviet Union saw the world as divided into two camps: imperialist and capitalist regimes, and the Communist and progressive world. In 1947, President of the United States of America Harry Truman also spoke of two diametrically opposed systems: one free and the other bent on subjugating other nations.
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Gaddis (2003) explains that “in 1946 when British Prime Minister Winston Churchill feared Stalin’s true intentions of a communist take...