What are the implications of the way the Cold War ended for how we shouldthink about the nature of the Cold War?

Discuss the end of the Cold War. When and why did it end? Who were themost important figures and what were the most important factors in the ending of the conflict? What are the implications of the way the Cold War ended for how we shouldthink about the nature of the Cold War? Summarize and respond to the argumentspresented in the relevant required reading, particularly by Schweizer, Westad, Leffler,and Neumann