Emergence of two great power blocs:
Two power blocs came into existence after the Second World War. The United States of America and Soviet Russia became two Super Powers. They tried to dominate over other countries in their own way. Ultimately, it gave a headache to the world.
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).