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Unformatted text preview: to end in an honorable and peaceful way. To move this along Nixon secretly brought back American soldiers from Vietnam, although Nixon ordered raids of North Vietnamese bases near Cambodia. After that the American people protested and to show disapproval, Congress repealed the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. The Nixon Doctrine relieved the United States military by shifting some military obligations to their allies. In order to contain Soviet power Nixon initiated the dtente policy. The arms race had set the Soviet economy back significantly. Nixon aided by Kissinger, played the China Card for leverage on the Soviets, when Nixon opened China to diplomatic relations with the West....
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