The Cold war was a war fought in the freezing waste of sibea “Soviet Union”. Just Kidding It was pretty much an arms race between the U.S. and The former Soviet Union. It was also fought through a serious of proxy wars. Proxy Wars- Wars Instigated by a Major power that does not itself fight in it. So yeah the Soviet Union would help this Guerilla or small army here and we would fight it. Then we would Support the talban yeah remember those people.
Yeah those guys we helped them in the cold war so they would tear the soviet a new one. Well it ended in the collapse of the Soviet Union and the triumph of capitalism over socialism.