The War Of The Cold War Essay

839 Words May 12th, 2016 4 Pages
It has been 25 years since the end of the Cold war, the silent battle between the West Capitalism and Russian communism. The ever constant threat of MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction) created the American culture of the fifties and so on. Those born into it were used to the bomb shelters, space race and the constant détente. The conflict of two political and ideological ideas that control most of the world will affect most of what the world would have been today. The surge and rise of massive military programs and the Romanization of the American life has had many forget the fear and stress many had felt. The cold war was about controlling the future of others and assuring that one would survive, using the military to deter one another. This led the US to support not the best leaders in other countries in order to prevent the rise of communism, the containment policy which became the basis of US foreign policy, would see many countries have a change of government. Then the end came with the fall of the Soviet Union, now that the main enemy was beaten, the world oddly remains unsafe, for it was simpler to fight one super power than to fight dozens of spread rouge states and dangerous groups of global terrorism. And what many American’s hope to see is security which many have accustomed, which is once again threaten by the sleeping bear, with Russian escalating conflict in Syrian, the annexation of Crimea and war in Ukraine, and the ever “close encounters” with Nato aircraft and…

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