Flashcards in Critics of détente Deck (7):
What were the main criticisms of détente in the USA?
Détente ignored the USSR's violation of human rights
Détente allowed the USSR to grow stronger
It was similar to appeasement
Removed the USA's advantage from the arms race
In which presidential election was there heavy debate on détente?
What were the main criticism of détente in the USSR?
Member of the politburo angry at the US involvement in the Vietnam war
annoyed that détente did nothing to challenge US dominance
When and why was Nixon forced out of office?
Who replaced Nixon?
What was the new governments attitude to détente?