What I question in my recent book is actually an assumption that these two seemingly opposing opinions share and that goes unquestioned by them: that is, that the essence of the Cold War was the US-USSR confrontation.

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冷戦が終結したとされてからすでに四半世紀が経つ。冷戦政治をめぐるかつてのイデオロギー的で異常なまでの興奮はもはや過去のものとなった。いまこそ冷戦というレンズを外して、その冷戦と呼ばれる現象が何だったのか、またその今日的意義は何なのか考え直す時期にきている。