Cold War

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The Cold War was the period of conflict, tension and competition between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s. Throughout the period, the rivalry between the two superpowers was played out in multiple arenas: military coalitions; ideology, psychology, and espionage; military, industrial, and technological developments, including the space race; defense spending; a conventional and nuclear arms race; and proxy wars.

There was never a direct military engagement between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, but there was half a century of military buildup, and political battles for support around the world, including significant involvement of allied and satellite nations in proxy wars. Although the U.S. and the Soviet Union had been allied against National Socialist Germany, the two sides differed on how to reconstruct the postwar world even before the end of World War II. Over the following decades, the Cold War spread outside Europe to every region of the world, as the U.S. sought the "containment" of communism and forged numerous alliances to this end, particularly in Western Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.

There were repeated crises that threatened to escalate into world wars but never did, notably the Korean War (1950-1953), the Vietnam War (1959-1975), the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), and the Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989). There were also periods when tension was reduced as both sides sought détente. Direct military attacks on adversaries were deterred by the potential for mutual assured destruction using deliverable nuclear weapons. The Cold War drew to a close in the late 1980s following Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's summit conferences with United States President Ronald Reagan, as well as Gorbachev's launching of reform programs: perestroika and glasnost. The Soviet Union consequently ceded power over Eastern Europe and was dissolved in 1991.

Anti-Communism

Cold War anti-Communism was a species of anti-communism, which existed after the Second World War until the fall of the Soviet Empire, throughout the Cold War. It was mainly promoted by the United States and the United Kingdom. It was largely a battle between libertarian liberal-capitalism and Jewish authoritarian Marxism-Leninism (with a more patriotic bent), with various geopolitical machinations involving the CIA and KGB either way. From a fascistic perspective, it was much debated which of these two forces were the lesser evil for Europe. This differed from the anti-communism of 1917-1945, which exposed the Jews as the hand behind Bolshevism and the massacres prominent, particularly early on. Jews split with Bolshevism by the 1950s for the most part at that time and came to see cosmopolitan Americanism as their best hope for securing world domination, leading to Zionist international organizations such as the European Union, NATO, and United Nations, internal revolution of (socially liberal) Cultural Marxism in the 1960s and to a Zionist foreign policy of neoconservatism.

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