Our goal is to advance and facilitate the study of the history of the Cold
War era by supporting original historical research; by fostering innovative
inquiry; by creating opportunities for engagement among members of the
national and international scholarly community studying the history of the
The Cold War began at the close of the WW II and ended with the dissolution of
the Soviet Union. The Cold War was more than an arm race. It was the military,
economic and ideological confrontation that brought us, more than once, to the
brink of nuclear war. It touched many aspects of life. The United States and
the Soviet Union were major protagonists, but almost every nation in the world
was affected in some way, as were all who lived through those years.
This site is designed to facilitate continued study of the Cold War era. In
our attempt to provide a full range of information we encourage educationally
enhancing information from visitors.
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