Causes of Detente

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One of the causes of Detente was fear of what? Give a description of why the superpowers feared this (hint: 1962)
Fear of war; the Cuban Missile Crisis installed fear into the powers due nuclear weapons
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By 196_, the USSR matches the USA with M._._
1969, MAD
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Peaceful coexistence continued to be pursued, where?
USSR
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Accommodation between the USSR and who would allow the Soviets to stabilise its hold over what?
USA, Eastern Bloc
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The Soviets thought if there was any conflict between them and who they didn't want who involved?
China, USA
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The Soviet P________ faced mounting e______ problems and needed to divert resources from what?
Politburo, economic, military
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American experience in war with which country changed the public opinion, forcing them to re-evaluate their p____ in the world?
Vietnam, power
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The War caused high in______, large budget d_____ and decline in support for f_____ intervention?
Inflation, deficit, foreign
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Western Europe was showing greater what from USA even as far as who withdrawing from NATO in 196_
Independence, France, 1966
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In 196_ there were events that showed instability on both sides of iron curtain. An example of Soviet invasion of which country?
1968, Czechoslovakia
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Who took lead in promoting links across the divide even developed a policy known as what which encouraged other countries to do this?
Willy Brandt, Ostpolik
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Henry Kissinger developed the policy of what with the support of who?
Realpolitik, Nixon
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This policy involved down-playing what differences and seizing what?
Ideological, opportunities
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By 196_, the USSR matches the USA with M._._

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Accommodation between the USSR and who would allow the Soviets to stabilise its hold over what?

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The Soviets thought if there was any conflict between them and who they didn't want who involved?

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