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Unformatted text preview: -Deployment of Jupiter Missiles near Soviet borders in Turkey and Italy in 1959 (became operational in April 1962) -Prospect of US invasion of Cuba? -Operation Mongoose o 1962 US covert action program known as Operation Mongoose combined sabotage, infiltration, and psychological warfare activities with military exercises and contingency operations for a possible invasion. Cold War -Apex of Bipolar Tension -Continued Nuclear Buildup -ABC (Anti-Communism and Containment) -The Domino Theory -Vietnam The Legacy of Vietnam -Failure on all fronts (Jentleson): o Peace o Power o Principles o Prosperity -Continuity and Change: o Confronted with limitations as a superpower. The Domestic Legacy of Vietnam -Domestic unrest. -Anti-war protest. -Distrust in Government....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course POLI SCI 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '11