POL114H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Nuclear Winter, Mutual Assured Destruction, Marshall Plan
Chapter 3: the cold war and foreign policy analysis: the cold war(1946-1991), comprehensive ideological, geopolitical, military and international rivalry between the two superpowers< the united states and the ussr- union of soviet socialist republics/ Soviet union> (and their respective allies and client states) that became increasingly global in scope as the post era evolved: dominated politics for over 40 years. Fought in international arena through diplomacy, ideological rhetoric, arms raves, regional proxy wars and interventions, and the competition for allies and military bases around the world: non-state actors, especially multinational corporations and non-government organizations became more prominent. * client states are highly dependent on great powers for military or economic aid. Proxy war: a proxy war is a conflict between third parties fighting on the behalf of more powerful parties: the history of the relationship between the superpowers themes (persisted until collapse of. Soviet union: a cyclical pattern of confrontation and cooperation.