Cold War Instead of Hot War

Bernadette - May 30 2012, 12:43 PM

When the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was set up in 1949 as an expression of mutual understanding on defense between Europe and North

America in the wake of the enormous destruction of the Second World War, its aims were very different from those of today.

It faced a communist Soviet Union and later the military Warsaw Pact which the USSR had founded.

Its goals were obvious and it was clear who its enemy was.

The aftermath of the Second World War was a period in which there was a tooth and nail struggle in many areas between the Soviets and the West. The period was called the

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Agent-x says...

Bernadette, you know the cold war never ended. Its parameter changed and some people believe that the cold war is over. To illustrate this why the... more »

Jean Pierre Alexandre says...

Just like week the Russians tested a new missile that can evade the existing NATO defense system at ease or with no sweat. Lucifer is playing on... more »

Bernadette says...

Agent-X, Yes, you are right the Cold war never ended per se, but the official note on its status is that it is over and everybody is going to... more »