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Foreign (Military) InterventionsGovernment of one state trying to affect outcomes in another.Cold War: the victors of the Second World War were in an uneasy alliance.It was a fight to see which ideological fight would prevail. They would fightthrough proxy, for example the Korean War.1956: Suez Crisis – Egyptian government want to nationalise a piece ofland which was essential for the UK’s trading.Vietnam war: Chinese government backs the North of Vietnam and theUSA backed the South.1989: the Berlin Wall falls - symbolises the collapse of the Soviet Union.This brings us into a 2ndperiod: 1989-2001. The USA does much less,apart from the Gulf Wall.Rwandan genocide: civil war between different ethnic groups that turnedterribly violent.1945-1989: many proxy conflicts – always west vs Soviet blockMiddle phase in the 90s: USA takes a seat (ignoring Rwandan and Bosniangenocide)The War on Terror: on 11thSeptember 2001, 9/11, Al Qaeda took planesand killed 2.5 thousand people on American soil. The USA takes a huge U-turn and starts an aggressive interventionist policy in the next 2 decades.George W. Bush has the war in Afghanistan and in Iraq,The Syrian Civil WarThe overwhelming bulk of the USA’s focus shifts to the Middle East to root

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Professor
Fred Cocozzelli

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