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What Are The Consequences Of The Korean War

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The Korean War took place in the middle of the escalating Cold War, a global battle for world power and influence between the United States, and the Soviet Union with their competing ideologies; democracy and communism. In 1949 a civil war in China resulted with a communist triumph. Leader of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin and China encouraged the communist ruler of North Korea, Kim II Sung, to attack South Korea. The Korean War commenced on June 25 1950, when North Korea attacked South Korea. The Korean War was to have significant consequences on the Cold War
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