The United States accused the Soviet Union of breaking all its wartime pledges and holding Eastern Europe hostage while trying to subvert governments in the west. The Soviet Union accused the US and its allies of trying surround and ultimately destroy it. War of words? Or was somebody telling the truth? And where do our 'Isms' fit in? In particular nationalism? The Cold War its very own verbiage. The West had more than its share: Cold War, Iron Curtain, Containment, and Domino Theory were just a few. What did they mean in this strange new post-war environment?