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Cold war essay2 Ready - 1 The End of the Cold War In this...

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The End of the Cold War In this paper I explain the important points, factors and the problems that Reagan and Gorbachev had during the Cold War and the end of the Cold war and how the cold war started, how it ended and how Gorbachev won the War. We could divide the main points of ending the Cold War into four different parts: Reagan foreign policies, Successful Containment, Gorbachev’s New Thinking and Communist system Collapse (Dennis, 7/25). Reagan foreign policies can be divided into two different parts, confrontation and negotiation. Reagan’s first foreign policy included four different parts1. Rhetoric -- Renewed Confrontation, 2. Arms Buildup 3. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) and 4. his doctrine was challenging communist states and for that negotiation which he mentioned that for the second foreign policy he divided his points to two different parts such as, cooling the rhetoric, embracing soviet Reform and the arms control (Dennis, 7/25). The second reason was about successful containment which we can put it into different points such as, Putting Reagan in historical perspective and bases of US success which included the appeal of democracy, economic success and the Technological Revolution. The third important point is Gorbachev’s New Thinking which included an emphasis on universal values, mutual security and relinquishing the empire in East Europe. But, I would mention that the forces behind New Thinking included the domestic crisis part of general reform (national level) and the personality of Gorbachev’s New World view (Dennis, 7/25).The last part is the communist system collapse which was divided into two different parts, economic failure and the political and ideological failure.(Dennis, 7/26). 1
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The Reagan Doctrine was to restrict Soviet influence globally, opening the door for capitalism, and the other thing about Reagan’s Doctrine was to support socialist government by Soviets. The other point of the Reagan Doctrine was about the United States foreign policy until the end of the Cold war, but the Gorbachev Doctrine was about the Soviet Union, the global relations and influence under the Reagan Doctrine. Reagan Doctrine was about the USSR would not influence the internal affairs of its neighbors (Dennis, Second week). As a result in the book, John Lewis Gaddis talks about the strengths of President Reagan.
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