How did the Cold War bring about reforms in the U.S. military and intelligence establishments in the 1940s and 1950s?

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As tensions mounted between America and the USSR in the 1940s and 1950s, the Cold War brought about tremendous reforms in US military and intelligence establishments, as each nation raced to secure its position as the superpower of the world. While World War II was raging during the 1940s, America poured time and energy into securing its defense at home and abroad. At the forefront of military advancements was the Manhattan Project, in which scientists worked relentlessly to create an atomic bomb as a deterrent to enemy threats. Also, the US sought to form military strength in Europe with its allies by forming the North Atlantic Treaty Organization...

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