Evaluate the extent to which ideological rivalries between Western countries and the Soviet bloc led to political instability or conflict in Asia in the period 1945–1989.
The effect of the cold war on Asian political stability
The war between the Asian countries also led to economic collapse. Existence of immense separation between the communist and the capitalist countries, the latter having a financial plan by the state and the capitalists following the idea of a free-market economy. The Potsdam Agreement made allies segregate Germany into two blocks. These blocks led to three powerful nations, that is, Russia, Great Britain and the U.S. The communist and the capitalist systems led to significant fiscal mortgages (Kim et al., 2019). The differences in ideologies also led to financial obligations, which were necessary to avoid dislocations, finally leading to peacetime.
Due to potential risks on the national and international securities, the nuclear weapons states had inherited substantial responsibilities in protecting and stabilizing their nuclear forces. Threats in security made many parties try to acquire many nuclear weapons by stealing from the weaker forces or creating their own, leading to war continuity between the Asian countries (Houck & Conway III, 2019). Though there were consequences of the war, still these never detained the United States of America (U.S.A.) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (U.S.S.R.) from accumulating a large number of missiles and nuclear weapons, thus exacerbating tensions between asymmetrical powers (Anderson, 1985). Moreover, terrorists and hackers continue to interfere with atomic stability and confidence.
Anderson, G. L. (1985). Ideological Convergence of the U.S. and U.S.S.R. International Social Science Review, 19-34.
Houck, S. C., & Conway III, L. G. (2019). Strategic communication and the integrative complexity‐ideology relationship: Meta‐analytic findings reveal differences between public politicians and private citizens using simple rhetoric. Political Psychology, 40(5), 1119-1141.
Kim, H., Novakovic, U., Muntaner, C., & Hawkes, M. T. (2019). A critical assessment of the ideological underpinnings of current practice in global health and their historical origins. Global health action, 12(1), 1651017.
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