The Aftermath of the Hungarian and Suez crisis

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Soviet Bloc
Soviet government found it difficult to encourage reform without them demanding there own transformation into democratic regimes, lack of agreement on common policies no framework
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Moscow conference of international Communist Leaders
Khrushchev attended meeting Oct 1957, motion passed that recognized USSR as first communist country and different roads to socialism, leaders could ask for military aid from USSR, diversity tolerated, economic help given.
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State Conformity
They all must stick to soviet political and economic model.
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Tito Break
Broke joined India and Egypt to form non aligned movement of neutral states
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Khrushchev position strengthened
Dalles US secretary of state saw Khrushchev as someone who would take dangerous risks to achieve his ends.
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Khrushchev's propaganda success Suez crisis
Threatened west with nuclear weapons hoped to make them release Berlin and elsewhere.
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Nuclear Diplomacy
Negotiations and diplomacy supported by the threat of nuclear weapons, august 1957 Soviet launched world 1st inter ballistic missile
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Sputnik launched into space + astronaut
satellite able to orbit earth. Yuri Gagarin launched into space before US (1961)
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NATO
Relationships repaired, however distrust of Anglo American polices remained
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European Leaders
Did not know if US would continue to defend them if soviets threatened US cities
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America and Britian
Reduce Conventional forces, equipped reaming forces with tactical nuclear weapons(battle field weapons)
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Nuclear free zone
Idea put forward by Adam Rapacki, to have an area in central europe where nuclear weapons would not be used or based.
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Adenauer
Oppressed believed it to be Russian trap. ---> reunification of neutralized Germany. Worried of being over run by USSR, came up for FR+D+It separate nuclear weapon
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Adenauer
Different thinking about EEC European Economic Community, different thinking than Gaulle, Adenauer wanted close integrated society with US
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Gaulle
wanted to be an associate of independant states free from US influence, under FR leadership, if US pulled from Europe or sacrificed West Berlin, Adenauer only had Gaulle's vision to fall back on
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Khrushchev attended meeting Oct 1957, motion passed that recognized USSR as first communist country and different roads to socialism, leaders could ask for military aid from USSR, diversity tolerated, economic help given.

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Moscow conference of international Communist Leaders

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They all must stick to soviet political and economic model.

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Broke joined India and Egypt to form non aligned movement of neutral states

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Dalles US secretary of state saw Khrushchev as someone who would take dangerous risks to achieve his ends.

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