The Cuban missle crises was between Kruscheiv of USSR, Castro of Cuba, and JFK of US. The ussr started to fall behind in the nuclear race. Ussr then became allies with Cuba because cuba was only 90 miles away. JFK then orderd and blockade around cuba so no missles could get to the island. JFK demanded that they remove the missles they already have. this was the closet the war every got to hot.
The Korean War was between North and South Korea. North Korea believed in Communsim. The leader of North Korea was Kim IL Sung. South Korea believed in Capitalism. The leader was Syngmann Rhee. The Korean War was the start of a long set of wars called proxy wars.
After WWII China's civil war broke out. China began to reject imperlism. Two groups formed the Nationlist and Communism. The leader of the Nationlist was Chaing Kai Shek. The Communist leader was Mao Zedong.