What does "points of friction" mean in this sentence?

Q: Are any of the points of friction which you read about in the Introduction & The Origins of the Cold War: U.S. Choices After WW2 mentioned in any of these sources? what are they? which sources mention them?

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The relevant definition of "friction" is here:
American Heritage Dictionary (2)

  1. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.

"Points of friction" means individual instances or examples of such conflict.

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