Give your opinion on the following topic.
Human welfare was neglected due to the Cold War.
With the world caught between two superpowers competing to power and influence, the arms race took precedence over Human welfare. A huge amount of money was spent on raising and maintaining military organizations for the security of the blocs. Mutual cooperation for human development was neglected; even the regional cooperation in Europe was in the context of the Cold War with the latent objective of financing the increasing cost of the war.