A note to my would be reader:
Since I did not live through the cold war, I think that I can look back with a much more critical eye, and evaluate the cost and benefits of the cold war. Had I lived through the Cuban missile crisis, I probably would have said that the whole cold war was a success because I am still alive. I donít think that I ever can have the
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keep the Ďcommiesí from invading everywhere and we could just wait them out.
All of this is strong evidence for the cause of a great loss, but I still think that it canít outweigh them totally. Right now I will have to call it a draw, because the jury is still out on the positive effects. If Russia rebuilds itself, the former Yugoslavia can somehow find peace, then we will have made a great.