United States-Soviet Space Cooperation during the Cold War

was manipulating the UN to serve its Cold War interests, and that the horrific U.S.

Sputnik’s launch had dramatic repercussions for the Cold War ..

Abstract: The profound changes experienced by theinternational political system from 1988 to 1992, subsumed under the rubric "the fall ofCommunism," suggest an opportunity for changes in the way North American television news wouldreport on events in Cuba. This article examines major network news coverage of Cuba in Canada (CBCand CTV) and in the United States (ABC, CBS, and NBC) from 1988 through 1992. Given the differenthistories of Canadian-Cuban and U.S.-Cuban relations since the revolution, the extent of similarnegative coverage of the island in both countries' reporting is somewhat surprising. Also, it isapparent that the end of the Cold War did not change, in any fundamental way, the frames employedby television news in its coverage of Cuba.

The breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 finally concluded the cold war and left the United States as the sole—but wounded—superpower in the world.

the former Soviet Union during the Cold War

Omar Bradley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress that a war with China would be the “wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time.” He also suggested that America’s Cold War enemy, the Russians, were only peripherally involved in Korea, and that American forces needed to be concentrated in Western Europe.

The ruthless and vicious attack of the Russian satellite, North Korea, upon her sister nation is a violent breech of good faith by the Kremlin [and] shows that Russia is bent on world conquest.” These comments attest to the pervasive Cold War mentality underlying broad-scale public support for the Korean War.


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and Great Britain a free hand in reconstructing governments in Korea, Japan, and China in the postwar period. However, the Soviet Union entered the war against Japan on August 9, 1945, the same day that the U.S.

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Americans, unfortunately, were conditioned to view the world in Manichean Cold War terms and thus never developed a proper understanding for the appeal of revolutionaries such as Kim Il Sung. North Korea experienced a genuine social revolution in the years 1945-1950, which was driven from the top down as well as the bottom up.

Soviets announce withdrawal from Iran

leaders viewed the conflict through the narrow lens of the East-West conflict and the Cold War when in reality it was primarily an internal Korean civil war with anti-colonial underpinnings.

The Cold War 1945-75, a simple summary. | Calers's Blog

Bercuson of the University of Calgary considers the war to have prevented Korea from “becoming the Munich of the Cold War.” Absent from this viewpoint are the perspectives and experiences of the Koreans themselves, which scholars such as Bruce Cumings take into account.

Jan 11, 2011 · The Cold War 1945-75

Like Hitler, the Soviet Union may not want a big war, now or never, but Korea is proof they do not shrink from a little war.” The piece went to suggest that failure to intervene on the part of the U.S.

In 1917 a revolution occurred in Russia

Gaddis of Yale University, the so-called Dean of Cold War scholars presents the war as a clear-cut case of communist aggression backed by Soviet premier Joseph Stalin.