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By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

The chilly warfare was once a very important clash in American heritage. At stake was once even if the area will be ruled via the forces of totalitarianism led by means of the Soviet Union, or encouraged via the foundations of financial and political freedom embodied within the usa. The chilly battle verified the US because the chief of the loose global and an international superpower. It formed U.S. army approach, monetary coverage, and household politics for almost 50 years.

In A short background of the chilly War, distinct students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the suggestions that finally ended in victory for freedom. They examine the improvement and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly struggle teaches very important classes approximately statecraft and America's integral position within the world.

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