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NixonKissinger - Nixon/Kissinger Tuesday, December 06, 2011...

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Limited cooperation soviet union and china with general rivalry Purpose was to reduce international tensions and maintain us leadership Provided a triangle of cooperation between US, Soviet Union, and China Strategic arms limitation talks After arms treaties, the us controlled the most arms, by nearly double Us and Russia agreed to a cap on missiles and delivery vehicles Nixon Doctrine: declared that the us would supple military and economic assistance but not soldiers to help nations defend themselves Soviet union armed egypt Us armed israel Israel attacked egypt and syria resulting in the 6 day war Continued support on both sides resulting in large amount spent After an arab attack on yom kippur, nixon ordered more supplies to israel and tried to out-do russia Eventually came to a truce that held Oil embargoes put a large strain on the us 1956 Suez crisis Nixon and Kissinger considered themselves pragmatists, not ideologues One third of latin exports went to the united states
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