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Unformatted text preview: determination; Gorbachev: re-orientates the soviet security; shifts to negotiation; he is willing to work with Americans; “w/o Gorbachev and his policies you don’t get the end of the CW; ← ← III. Perspectives on the End of the Cold War • National Level Factors o US and Successful Containment The Soviets couldn’t compete because they were stretched too thin and got rejected by local entities. o USSR and Communist System Collapse Impact of Mass Mobilization o Individual Level Factors Reagan Foreign Policy Gorbachev Foreign and Domestic Policy perestroika – restructure the society glasnost – political system had to be opened up; people should be free to voice their opinions...
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- Summer '11
- Cold War