Unformatted text preview: Deepen cultural ties—exchange and tourism American View of Détente “… a strategy of managing the emergence of Soviet power by drawing the Soviet Union into the existing world order through acceptance of a code of conduct for competition that favored the United States,” –Raymond Garthoff Soviet View of Détente “peaceful coexistence, which would set aside the direct conflict between the two superpowers, in order to allow sot and anti-imperialist forces a free hand… manuvering the United States into a world no longer marked by U.S. predominance.” Nixon’s Détente Strategy (highpoint 1972-1973) 1. negotiate strategic arms control 2. diplomatic relations with china 3. increase trade 4. “linkage” The Fall of Détente Clashing conceptions Intensifying and expanding Third World rivalries Precipitating Event: -1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan o Cross-border aggression...
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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).
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