fall of communism - too lax in the defense of our own lands...

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How did the fall of communism affect the United States? The fall of communism allowed the American people to feel more at ease and safe than they had in a long time. Due to this sentiment, defense spending went down and the economy went up. The US was lulled into a sense of peace, and may have been a little
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Unformatted text preview: too lax in the defense of our own lands ( ie 9-11) The intelligence community became more insecure because we were no longer able to track every nuclear device that countries such as the Soviet Union had. We really have no idea how many nukes certain countries may have....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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