The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Arms Race.
After WWII Russia and the US became embroiled in a bitter arms race that was to last for decades. The primary point of conflict revolved around political ideology - Russia was communist and the US was capitalist.
Communism is an interesting philosophy that has strengths and weaknesses. In a communist society there are many strengths, everything is shared equally, people are treated equally and there is only one class in society. A significant advantage which is always a problem in capitalist countries is crime. Communism results in less crime due to harsher punishments although perpetrato…
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