"History books tell us that the Cold War was a period of tensions between the two superpowers which emerged after the second world war, the U.S. and the Soviet Union and their respective allies. Always on the brink of war, the two super powers never reached military confrontation. Or so we are told.
"The reality is quite far from that mainstream history revisonism. The Cold War was a period of constant armed confrontation, which took the form of proxy wars on almost every continent. The Mujahideen during the Soviet-Afghan War illustrate that phenomenon which is replicated today in Syria: "rebels" sponsored by the U.S and their allies are seeking to instate a puppet regime."