What started the Cold War? What were the major ideological conflicts, security interests, and events that characterized the Cold War? How did framing the Cold War in absolute terms with the Soviet Union influence Americans’ ability to understand many world events? Please be sure to answer each question, provide evidence, and analyze.

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The beginning of the Cold War dates back to Winston Churchill’s 1946 “Iron
Curtain” speech. The historical development in question is best explained with respect to the fact that, in the aftermath of WW2, the USSR and USA have found themselves in a state of an acute geopolitical confrontation. This confrontation was reflective of the ideological incompatibility between the systems of political governing in both countries (Capitalism vs. Socialism). Throughout the Cold War, the USSR and USA never ceased striving to impose their “soft power” on as many countries as possible. The Cold War resulted in prompting more and more Americans to assess world events from the perspective of the realist paradigm in IR, based on the assumption that the dynamics in the domain of international politics are reflective of the primacy of “naked force”, as the most effective instrument of shaping political realities in the world.

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