The Effects Of Communism During The Cold War

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Communism is a disease. It affects all it touches and scares all it does not touch. It oppresses those who seek freedom and opportunity. In the Cold War, The Soviet Union threatened the world with their sickening Communist disease. As it appeared to many, nuclear war was the only cure for Soviet Communism; but not to George Kennan. George Kennan's policy of "containment", although confused and heckled by many, kept the world from fighting a third world war and was the correct approach in combatting the Soviet Union. Americans hate communism. It is the opposite of what we stand for and denies the rights which we proudly provide. After WW2, The Soviets controlled Eastern Europe and its communist regime was spreading at all ends.Communism
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