The Cold War (Ex: The Korean War

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The Cold War is an interesting war, because it seems to be caused by a mutual disinterest in actual war. The Soviet Union seems to hope for peace to rebuild itself in the wake of World War ||, and the United States also did not seem to want conflict. It seems like every issue that arose during the Cold War was directly in relation to both sides wanting to avoid war. Yet even as both sides try to deter the other, they are actively preparing in case deterrence doesn’t work. Although nobody denies that there were some ‘hot’ conflicts during The Cold War (Ex: The Korean War), it’s fascinating that no direct conflict occurred. I find it hard to believe that with so many divisions between the two powers they managed to never reach the point of
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