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Stalin and United Nations – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

Stalin and United Nations – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

As discussed in our previous video, the world needed a new international organization to replace the League of Nations and the allies had their ideas on how this new structure would function. Those who fought against Hitler were now working towards different ideological and political goals, and the creation of the United Nations became another stage of the diplomatic conflict, as the USSR had its own agenda. The Second World War once again demonstrated the necessity to establish an international…

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European Socialism – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

European Socialism – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

History lessons sometimes depict the Cold War as an all or nothing struggle. You will see clearly delineated maps of who is communist, who is capitalist, and what the sides are. Now, I know many of you are fans of our sister channel Kings and Generals, so this might hurt to hear, but let me tell you a secret. The reality on the ground about the Cold War is it was always an ideological mess. Ideologies and alliances seem cut…

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Arab Countries post-World War II – COLD WAR

Arab Countries post-World War II – COLD WAR

With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the wake of the First World War, almost all of the Arab countries fell under the domination of either France or of Great Britain through the Mandate System. This system gave provisional independence to these countries but still allowed for administrative control from the Great Powers until these countries were seen as being able to stand truly independently. I am your host David and today we are going to discuss the situation…

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Ideology of the Cold War: Capitalism vs Communism

Ideology of the Cold War: Capitalism vs Communism

as the guns of the second world war went silent two superpowers emerged as opposing poles of political thinking on one side was the President of the United States harry s truman a believer in liberalism democracy and capitalist free enterprise on the other side in Moscow was the Soviet premier Joseph Stalin he was a believer in communism self-sufficiency and material guarantees for his country's citizens two leaders with conflicting ideas for what the world needed and neither had…

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