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Landon Phillips – History 51968 – Present Lecture OutlineI. The Cold War and It’s Latter Stages1. Key Aspects of the Cold Wara. NATO (April 4th, 1949)andThe Warsaw Pact (May 14th, 1955)b. Continuing tensions between the Western (capitalist) and Eastern (communist) “blocs”c. “Absolute” Media in the Eastern Bloc: government-ran, communist advocacy in the media.d. The Brezhnev Doctrine”When forces that are hostile to socialism… it becomes not only a problem of the country concerned…”2. The “Second” Cold War (1979-85)a. Threats of Nuclear Warb. Why the Conflict? 3. The End of the Cold War1. New Leader (1985): Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroikaand GlasnostRestoration of capitalist ideals, decentralization of media control; improvement of relations with Western “bloc.” Capitalist policies prevail over socialist – A re-worked “Antithesis?”II. The Yugoslav Wars (1991-2001)