LECTURE: A TALE OF TWO COUNTRIES
“A tale of two countries: The world on the edge of war”
After the Second World War, the world stood divided between two very different ideologies, and with them, two very different countries. Unlike other wars, the Cold War was fought through propaganda, ideology, culture, and when necessary, open conflict. This war, which started over differences between the very ways-of life of the USA and the Soviet Union, soon resulted in humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance. We will be examining the impact of the Cold War and analysing its effectiveness.