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Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years, 1997

Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years, 1997

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
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  The response was “cold war.” Eisenhower and his Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, broadly agreed with many of George Kennan’s insights about the Soviet Union, specifically that the Soviet Union was compromised by rot within its own system. In a book, War or Peace, Dulles chronicled the evidence of internal decay in the Soviet.   Ever certain that the fifty-year struggle with the Soviet Union was indeed a war, Gates makes candid appraisals of Presidents, key officials, and policies of the period. From the Shadowsis a classic memoir on the career of a CIA officer at the centre of power during a time when the threat of global annihilation informed America's every move.4/5(1).

  Containment kept the cold war from being a hot war. At the end of the second world war, when it became clear that the Soviet Union was not going to continue to be a . of the Cold War. The report noted the need for air sovereignty, warning, and assessment, as well as the potential need to better integrate a ballistic missile defense mission. In short, the report provided a baseline for the command’s continued existence. While the Soviet threat abated, not.

In the years that followed, the often bizarre brinkmanship rules of the Cold War played themselves out and for three decades after both the US and Soviet Union grew their nuclear arsenals to well o warheads. What was created became a hierarchy of power dependent on whether a nation possessed a nuclear weapons capacity. The Cold War had its roots in World War II, when the repeated delays in opening a second front in Europe made the Russians suspicious of the Western Allies' motives. Those concerns were heightened when the United States discontinued lend‐lease aid to the Soviet Union soon after the war ended.


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