The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Has Shaped Our World

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The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Has Shaped Our World

The Fifty-Year Wound is the first cohesively integrated history of the Cold War, one replete with important lessons for today. Drawing upon literature, strategy, biography, and economics — plus an inside perspective from the intelligence community — Derek Leebaert explores what Americans sacrificed at the same time that they achieved the longest great-power peace since Rome fell.

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