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Unformatted text preview: Nixon's foreign policy included talking with China in 1972 and opening up communications after 21 years of lapse relations. Also Nixon made a visit to Moscow in 1972 which was a first at the time for the United States president. Out of this trip a U.S. - Soviet strategic arms limitation agreement was formed, joint scientific space cooperation, and bilateral trade accord. Detente was what Nixon's policy of engagement with the Communists was called. Nixon chose not to use military confrontation, but diplomatic conversations. With this Nixon put a wedge against the Soviet Union by reopening relations with China. After he ended the Vietnam War he went to China and started the nuclear arms reduction treaties....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course BUSINESS M HIS/135 taught by Professor Daviddiamond during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '10