Flashcards in Origins of détente Deck (11):
When did Nixon become president?
When was MAD achieved?
What were the USA's reasons for wanting détente?
How much did Vietnam cost the USA in 1969 alone?
What was US inflation in 1970?
What had come to an end by 1970?
USA's post war boom
What was USA unemployment in 1970?
What was realpolitik?
The USA reaching realistic goals in their dealings with the USSR instead of engaging in an idealogical struggle
What were the USSR motives for détente?
3rd world (wanted to expand influence without USA resistance)
What was the size of the USSR's economy compared to the USA's?