'The nuclear arms race did little to restrain the actions of the USA and the USSR in the Cold War in the years 1949-63.' How far do you agree with this view?

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'The nuclear arms race did little to restrain the actions of the USA and the USSR in the Cold War in the years 1949-63.' How far do you agree with this view?

  • Cuban Missile Crisis nearly led to nuclear war.
  • Hungarian Uprising. 
  • Berlin Crisis, Khrushchev issued an ultimatum and JFK could not respond.
  • U2 spy planes
  • Covert Operations and the CIA
  • Moscow Airshow
  • Paris Summit
  • Use of brinkmanship actually stabalised the Cold War
  • Korean War was restrained by threat of nuclear

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