Nuclear weapons provided cover for the Soviet Union to abandon the Cold War without surrendering. At the same time, Reagan likely did not realize that the United States could win the Cold War without a Soviet surrender.
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The most terrifying thing about the mothballed missile silo in South Dakota is that it's just sitting there, right off Exit 116 on Interstate 90, a fe...
Even in a society like Stalinist Eastern Europe, gripped by terror, young people found ways to express their discontent, just as they have so recently in the Arab world and North Africa.
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