Topic 5 The Cold War
(Topic 5)

This topic addresses East–West relations from 1945 to 1995. It includes superpower rivalry and events in all areas affected by Cold War politics such as spheres of interest, wars, alliances and interference in developing countries. It aims to promote an international perspective and understanding of the Cold War, which overshadowed world affairs during this period. Questions will be set on major themes. Some will require knowledge of


two regions.