After the second World War, tension and hostility increased between USA and USSR. It was based on political distrust, espionage and diplomatic manoeuvering. When both the parties involved, threaten each other an international platform to wage open war if their interests are not secured, this situation is termed as ‘Cold War’.
The cause of this were the following :
- To establish control over Eastern European countries by Soviet armies.
- Holding a different view regarding acquisition of Italy by Germany.
- Raising voice against the bombardment of Japan by USA. The above events laid the foundation of the Cold War