The background to, and aftermath of, the 1989 Soviet-Chinese summit in Beijing.
Louise K Wilson asks fellow artists why the Cold War is so creatively inspiring.
Kevin Le Gendre discovers how Louis Armstrong came to play jazz in communist East Germany.
Nick Fraser considers the role of intellectuals in relation to world events.
Mike Thomson discovers how close Britain's greatest cold war secret was to being exposed.
Sue MacGregor reunites five people from both sides of the Greenham Common fence.
Nicolae Ceausescu controlled Romania through his feared secret police, the Securitate.
Michael Portillo remembers the Morgenthau Plan, drawn up to punish post-war Germany.
Reagan suggests arms limitation talks.
Carter stunned by Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Security concerns at the US embassy in Moscow and at the founding of the UN in 1945.
Anne McElvoy explores the distinctively embattled liberalism that emerged in the Cold War.
How Greenham Common was classed as one of the most dangerous missile sites of all.
Professor George Kennan discusses the military tensions between the Russia and the West.
Jeffrey Sachs argues that many global problems were caused by mistakes at the end of wars.