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US and USSR were not engaged in direct wars as both the superpowers were not in a state to handle the destructions caused by nuclear weapons, therefore, the intense form of rivalry between great powers remained.


Both the blocs USA and USSR have more or less equal nuclear power and nuclear war would not lead to any victory for either bloc, rather would bring losses to both the blocs and the world. Hence nuclear war can't be decisive.


To prevent the other side from attacking by a promise to raise the cost of war to an unacceptable level, this security policy is called deterrence

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