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Unformatted text preview: 2. Ronald Reagan constructs the Cold War as moral struggle rather than an economic-political struggle by invoking a few things. He says that it has been a bloody century because of totalitarianism. He thinks that the people deserve free elections. The Soviet Union was oppressive wherever it went; whether they invaded Afghanistan or suppressed Polish Solidarity or used chemical and toxin warfare in Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. The Soviet Union is denying human freedom and human dignity to its citizens. He thinks that the Soviet people should have enough food to eat and not starve. He thinks that freedom belongs to everybody not just the lucky few....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.
- Spring '08