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This political cartoon portrays the difficulty of the decision making leaders on both sides of the cold war. 

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Cold Comfort?: EBSCOhost

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This web article does a good job of covering the Soviet and American's stances in the cold war. 

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How did we forget about mutually assured destruction?

How did we forget about mutually assured destruction? | Mutually Assured Destruction | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago the idea of mutually assured nuclear destruction was outlined. But how did the concept fade from our psyches?
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This article relates the fear of the cold war and unknown compared to current times. Where a majority of people were worried about communism now a days the focus is more on terrorism and mutually assured destruction with the Ukraine. 

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The Birth of Mutual Assured Destruction - YouTube

Listen to the whole interview: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/episodes/2009/09/29/segments/141583 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Neil Sheehan tells the stor...
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This video explains the start of the arms race and ideals of American generals having a want for "bigger bombs". 

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Mutually-assured (economic) destruction

Mutually-assured (economic) destruction | Mutually Assured Destruction | Scoop.it
Journalists and scholars see reasons this is -- and isn't -- deja vu all over again.
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This link shows how Poutin's belief is that there is not another cold war starting and that it is simply disagreements. 

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MADness: EBSCOhost

MADness: EBSCOhost | Mutually Assured Destruction | Scoop.it
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This article covers the Americans and Soviets during arms race.  

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HowStuffWorks "What's Mutual Assured Destruction?"

HowStuffWorks "What's Mutual Assured Destruction?" | Mutually Assured Destruction | Scoop.it
Mutual assured destruction was the principle behind Cold War military strategy. Learn about mutual assured destruction and its violent implications.
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Some more incite into the cold war.
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This cartoon depicts how the arms race was detrimental to the earth as a whole. The hand squeezing the nut cracker represents the tension of the situation and how the potential danger was equal. 

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