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The Cold War 1956

Soviet-built tanks wheel into action in a smoke-filled Budapest street in Hungary's flaring revolution against communist satellite government, Oct. 27, 1956. Citizens stand close to building fronts to stay out of the line of fire. Many Hungarian Army units reportedly have gone over to the rebels in fighting against police and units of the Soviet Red Army. (AP Photo)

The Cold War

Yahoo News

The Cold War was not all about bluster and one-upmanship. Compromise, trade-offs, skillful, patient diplomacy were a big part of US policy then. U.S. actions were guided by a long-term strategy rather than dueling tweets. If we are in a new Cold War, some lessons of the first one should apply today. (Yahoo News)

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