Reagan and US miltarism in the 1980s

What was the KAL 007 incident?
A Korean passenger plane was shot down accidentally by USSR and USA accused them of barbarity
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What was the date of the KAL 007 incident?
1981
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What did Reagan think of detente?
That it propped up the USSR and needed to end
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What did Reagan do to improve the position of the USA in the world?
Increase military spending
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How much did US militarty spending increase by from 1980 - 1989?
$3bn to $9bn
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What did SDI stand for?
Strategic Defence Initiative
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What was SDI nicknamed?
Star Wars
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What did SDI propose to do?
Stop missiles from space
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What was the date of the KAL 007 incident?

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What did Reagan think of detente?

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How much did US militarty spending increase by from 1980 - 1989?

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