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Soviet-American confrontation

T. G. Paterson

Soviet-American confrontation

postwar reconstruction and the origins of the Cold War.

by T. G. Paterson

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Thomas G. Paterson, Soviet-American Confrontation: Postwar Recon-struction and the Origins of the Cold War (Baltimore: The Johns Hop-kins University Press, ). Robert C. Gray, Franklin and Marshall College Despite the efforts of many scholars, a number of the most critical ques-tions about the origins of the Cold War remain unanswered. The vol-.   True, his brilliant handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis resolved the greatest Soviet-American confrontation threatening a nuclear disaster in the year history of the Cold War.

The first direct confrontation between Russia and the West came over Germany. In , Britain, France, and the United States began to merge their zones of occupation into a unified state. The Soviet Union responded by blocking all access to Berlin in June With the blockade, Stalin hoped to force the Western powers to either relinquish. period ~4 marked the most dangerous Soviet-American confrontation since the Cuban Missile Crisis. (U) Despite the president's support of intelligence programs, NSA was wary. The White House viewed intelligence as a foreign policy tool, and used it to advance larger foreign policy interests, regardless of security implications.

This book focuses less on the global dimension of the cold war than on the particulars of the Soviet—American relationship since Two points gave the Soviet—American relationship its particular flavour: ideology and nuclear weapons.   At the same time, we give due attention to the positive develop- ments in the world, in the Asia-Pacific region and in Soviet-American relations. A lot more can be done. And we are ready for that.


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The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two.

overview, one accessible to students and general readers alike. This book offers a general account of the Cold War, spanning the period from to the final denouement of the Soviet-American confrontation in It elucidates key events, trends, and themes, drawing in so doing from some of the most important recent scholarship on the Cold War.

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