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Cold war

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Political Science
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POL101Y1
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Jeffrey Kopstein

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LECTURE 9
Cold War Realism
Origins Europe
-1955 not only divided along political lines, but military lines
-NATO to prevent a massive soviet attack
-End of WWII
-Hungary, soviet soldiers on its soil 1953 Stalin dies and other countries
within communist block begin attempt to establish some form of
independence
-Tito of Yugoslavia refused to be part of the Soviet Block, seen as bad by
the rest of the communist world
-After Stalin dies, try to make up with Tito
-Hungary gets excited byother pathsto socialism, that arent like Stalins
regime. But, the soviets say not so much.
oSo Hungarians kick out little Stalin and bring in a reformed
communist 1956
oAmericans encouraged Hungary to revolt!
-Soviets invade the country, war between soviets and Hungary. Guy who
ruled Hungary executed and installed new guy
-Americans made a decision that they did not want to start WWIII, then
backed o!
-1949-1989 Germany was divided by east and west, east was communist
(Federal Republic of Germany), west was liberal democratic (German
Democratic Republic)
-summer of 1991, Berlin Wall to prevent east Germans from leaving
From Confrontation to Stalemate
-Nuclear weapons. Weapons of a new kind?
-If you use them, they can be used against you
-Di!erence between deterrence and defense nuclear weapons were good
for deterrence, but not defense to stop the other side from using its
nuclear weapons, or unless you were completely overrun
-First only the US had nuclear weapons, then Soviet union got some and
even a hydrogen bond
-1945-1949 US monopoly
-US superiority 1949-1968: Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)
-Dont use nuclear bomb or else you die.
-1968-1991 Parity, conventional and nuclear parity
Nuclear Capacity
-US
oTotal number of nuclear missiles build, 1951-present: 67, 500
oTotal # of nuclear bombers built, 1945-present: 4,680
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LECTURE 9 Cold War Realism Origins Europe - 1955 not only divided along political lines, but military lines - NATO to prevent a massive soviet attack - End of WWII - Hungary, soviet soldiers on its soil 1953 Stalin dies and other countries within communist block begin attempt to establish some form of independence - Tito of Yugoslavia refused to be part of the Soviet Block, seen as bad by the rest of the communist world - After Stalin dies, try to make up with Tito - Hungary gets excited by other paths to socialism, that arent like Stalins regime. But, the soviets say not so much. o So Hungarians kick out little Stalin and bring in a reformed communist 1956 o Americans encouraged Hungary to revolt! - Soviets invade the country, war between soviets and Hungary. Guy who ruled Hungary executed and installed new guy - Americans made a decision that they did not want to start WWIII, then backed o - 1949-1989 Germany was divided by e
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