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The Cold War

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Robert J. McMahon

The origins of the Cold War can be traced back to the competing visions of the US and the Soviet Union for a new world order after the end of World War II. The conflict was rooted in concerns over national security as well as the geopolitical ambitions of both superpowers. It initially started in Europe and gradually spread throughout Southeast Asia and other parts of the world.

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The Cold War offers a comprehensive analysis of the major conflict that characterized the latter half of the 20th century. Starting with the post-World War Two era, it examines how the Cold War developed over the course of the century, explaining what led to the conflict and its overall contours.

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The origins of the Cold War can be traced back to the competing visions of the US and the Soviet Union for a new world order after the end of World War II. The conflict was rooted in concerns over national security as well as the geopolitical ambitions of both superpowers. It initially started in Europe and gradually spread throughout Southeast Asia and other parts of the world.

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The US wanted military superiority and global influence in Eurasia.

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The US aimed to enhance its global military power by developing multilateral economic relationships through free trade.

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The Soviet Union's goal was to safeguard itself by preventing Germany from becoming strong again and establishing a neutral zone in Eastern Europe.

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A new Cold War front emerged in Southeast Asia with the rise of communist movements.

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There was an end to the Cold War in Europe, the place it all began.

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