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Cold war   /koʊld wɔr/   Listen
Cold war

A state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare.
A state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States.

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"Cold war" Quotes from Famous Books

... 1989 through August 1992 under President George H. W. Bush. During his tenure at the State Department, Mr. Baker traveled to 90 foreign countries as the United States confronted the unprecedented challenges and opportunities of the post-Cold War era. Mr. Baker's reflections on those years of revolution, war, and peace—The Politics of Diplomacy—was ...
— The Iraq Study Group Report • United States Institute for Peace

Words linked to "Cold war" :   hostility, hot war, enmity, antagonism

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