discussion rekindling the cold war
The 1980s represented a return to a slightly more aggressive stance in the Cold War, following the dÃ©tente of the 1970s. In particular, Brands outlines what has come to be known as the Reagan Doctrine, a kind of pivot in the policy of containment.
How did this new stance play itself out as the United States confronted communism in places such as Latin America and elsewhere? How did the Reagan Doctrine harmonize with the wider arms race strategy of the Reagan administration? What were its effects?
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