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Strayer 1054-1067Military Conflict and the Cold Warretaliation to NATO: the Warsaw Pactno shooting war between the two sideshot wars:Korea: north invades south, causes US and China to interveneVietnam: communist north and partially communist south try to unite, and US intervenes until protest back home stops it allAfghanistan (1978)opposition movement because conservative Muslim men were mad about women liberation movementsSoviets were scared the regime would end, and intervenedUS supported Afghan guerrillasthe regime collapsedCuba: American pressure makes Cuba closer to the USSR, and Castro begins to identify as Marxistafter fearing losing Cuba, USSR places missiles in Cuba, and then JFK and USSR Premier Khrushchev agree that missiles will be taken out if US does not invade CubaNuclear Standoff and Third World Rivalryno gunfights occurred because the two sides acknowledged the destructive power of nuclear warfare. Even stalin did.a lot of foreign intervention occurred, and some countries did not like itUS would end up supporting, corrupt, authoritarian governmentsIndia abstainedIndonesia purged its communists regardless of Soviet supportEgypt used Soviets to help it build a dam, and then expelled Soviet advisersThe Cold War and the SuperpowersUS was such a power. had defense treaties, took part in alliances, had soldiers active in foreign countries, etc

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