The ideological basis of civil wars during the Cold War compelled superpower involvement – either directly, as in the major ‘hot’ wars of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet-Afghan War; or via proxies. This talk will explore the reasons why the superpowers felt they had to intervene, and the implications of these interventions for the Cold War as a whole.
History Masterclass: 'Whose war is it anyway?' - Civil wars, proxy wars, and superpower invention during the Cold War (virtual session)
Wed 9 February 2022 - 17:00 to 18:00