cold war

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a state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare

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A July 29 commentary by the state Xinhua news agency was headlined "New Cold War looms large in North-east Asia as Seoul accepts Thaad".
Book two in the series, We Were Soldiers Too: A Historical Look at Germany During the Cold War From the US Soldiers Who Served There (ISBN-13: 9781523677528), covers the careers of seventeen veterans who served in Germany from 1960 to 1989.
One cannot help but cite some significant differences in the bipolar nature of the Cold War environment and that which exists today.
Rather, it explores how the war "functioned as a catalyst in the crucible of the postwar world and contributed to the materialization of the Cold War world" (6).
Kennedy supported Richard Nixon over a more liberal and Democratic Helen Gahagan Douglass for Congress in 1948, ran to Nixon's right in the 1960 election, and he and his family maintained a friendship with Republican Senator Joe McCarthy, anathema for Cold War liberals.
Treating youth culture as a product of the Cold War culture, Sherif cogently likens the Sun Tribe to its American/Westem European counterparts such as James Dean and the rebellious youth seen in the media.
While domestic shelters were commercially available during the Cold War, very few were actually built.
Hammond draws on new histories of the Cold War that challenge a number of assumptions: that it is best understood as a US-Soviet conflict, without reference to its broader global dimensions; that, as a matter of high politics, it somehow did not relate to the lived experience of ordinary people; and that, because it did not explode into nuclear conflict, its defining characteristic was that nothing happened, as if the numerous conflicts and casualties short of nuclear war somehow did no matter.
Seed divides his account of Cold War narratives into fourteen chapters, signalling his study's privileging of the subtleties and nuances of its corpus.
So definitive was its outcome that the Cold War now seems more remote and incomprehensible for young people around the globe than the world wars.
As an epic superpower contest, the Cold War was an act of balancing ideologies which took the form of an ideological Pareto equilibrium: for one side to gain an advantage, the other had to suffer a disadvantage.
No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War
Cultures at war: The Cold War and cultural expression in Southeast Asia
Scholarship on the Cold War has long focused on diplomatic maneuvering, military crises, and thus on the confrontational aspects of Soviet and U.