By Richard Clay Hanes
Stretching from the top of worldwide conflict II to 1989, the chilly struggle among the Western powers and the Communist bloc formed nationwide alliances world wide. Giving first-hand perspectives of assorted features of the chilly conflict, Primary Sources offers key entire and excerpted files of the conflict, reminiscent of Winston Churchill's ''Iron Curtain'' speech and correspondence among John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev throughout the Cuban Missile drawback.
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In those days there were high hopes and unbounded confidence that the wars were over and that the League of Nations would become all-powerful. … From what I have seen of our Russian friends and Allies during the war, I am convinced that there is nothing they admire so much Haggard: Weary. … If the Western Democracies stand together in strict adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter, their influence for furthering those principles will be immense and no one is likely to molest them.
It does not take unnecessary risks. Impervious to logic of reason, Equilibrium of separate: A generally equal division of powers of government such as in the United States between executive, judicial, and legislative branches. Insoluble: Impossible to resolve. Complete power of disposition: Total control. Nationalism: Strong loyalty to one’s own nation. Underground methods: Spying. Hitlerite: Reference to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. Schematic: Planned systematically. 8 Cold War: Primary Sources Contrasting Viewpoints: United States Versus the Soviet Union The “X” article, originally titled “The Sources of Soviet Conduct,” was published in the quarterly journal Foreign Affairs in July 1947.
Forces invade Grenada to end fighting between two pro-communist factions. February 13, 1984 Konstantin Chernenko becomes the new Soviet leader after the death of Yuri Andropov four days earlier. February 1985 The United States issues the Reagan Doctrine, which offers assistance to military dictatorships in defense against communist expansion. March 11, 1985 Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the new Soviet leader after the death of Konstantin Chernenko the previous day. S. president Ronald Reagan meet in Reykjavik, Iceland, and agree to seek the elimination of nuclear weapons.