Gorbachev and Reagan

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  • Gorbachev and the end of the Cold War : Reagan & Gorbachev
    • USA - 1985
      • Strengths
        • Booming economy
        • Excellent computer/space technology
        • Highly equipped military forces
        • International reputation as 'leaders of the free world'
        • NATO allies
      • Weaknesses
        • Fewer nuclear missiles than USSR
    • USSR - 1985
      • Strengths
        • Warsaw Pact allies
        • Greater number of nuclear missiles than the USA
      • Weaknesses
        • Committed to an expensive war in Afghanistan
        • Failing economy
        • Old-fashioned technology
        • Reputation ruined by Chernobyl Crisis

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