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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/5/11 Détente (Brezhnev) By: Tyler Lisowski
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9/5/11 What is Détente? French- “lessening of tensions” Period of relaxation between US and the Soviet Union
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9/5/11 Before détente… 1960s Tensions at an all time high between US and USSR Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) US and USSR almost enter nuclear war Mutual Assured Destruction was very possible USSR followed Brezhnev Doctrine
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9/5/11 Détente Détente occurred mainly in the 1970s Richard Nixon enters office in 1969; Leonid Brezhnev in power in USSR at this time Nixon has renown negotiator Henry Kissinger as Secretary of State Series of peace talks held in Finland at end of
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Barlow during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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