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Unformatted text preview: nations in proxy wars. Although the US and the Soviet Union had been allied against the Nazi Germany, the two sides differed on how to reconstruct the postwar world even before the end of World War two. Over the following decades, the Cold War spread outside Europe to every region of the world, as the US sought the "containment" of communism and forged numerous alliances to this end, particularly in Western Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Nuclear weapons also played a big part....
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course HIST 205 taught by Professor Geoffery during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11
- Cold War