The Cold War was primarily a conflict between
The Cold War was first and foremost a socio-political engagement between the United States and the Soviet Union. The conflict lasted for decades and brought about anti-communist uncertainties and global events that led the two giants to the edge of a nuclear tragedy.
The Soviet Union was believed to be a liability for initiating the conflict by many historians during the Cold War. The motive for this is that the Soviet Union was well-known to be penetrating liberated nations and imposing socialism and communism upon them, which provoked the Western powers.