The Cold War Chronicles: A Fragile Balance of Peace and Peril

This article is about an episode of the documentary series "MAD World - The History of the Cold War" titled "Peace & War." It explores the era of détente during the Cold War, a period marked by a reduction in tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. The episode delves into various events and policies that shaped this period, such as the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) and the Helsinki Accords. However, it also highlights how conflicts and proxy wars continued to plague the world during this time, including the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.