Markeda Phillips - Significant Foreign Policy Events Since the End of the Vietnam War

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In History
  • Fall of the Berline Wall

    Fall of the Berline Wall
    picture creditIt took about three decades until the Wall was torn down.
  • Yom Kippur War

    Yom Kippur War
    pix credit .The Yom Kippur War of 1973, the most recent ‘full’ war in Middle East history, is so-called because it began on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the Jewish calendar.
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    pix credit2 .The Helsinki Accords were primarily an effort to reduce tension between the Soviet and Western blocs by securing their common acceptance of the post-World War II status quo in Europe.
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    pix credit 3 .Twelve days of secret negotiations were conducted at Camp David between Sadat and Begin, mediated by US President Jimmy Carter.
  • Ayatollah Khomeini comes to power in Iran

    Ayatollah Khomeini comes to power in Iran
    pix credit 4 .Khomeini emerged as the founder and the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Iranian Hostage Crisis
    pix credit 5 .The Iran hostage crisis lasted 444 days from November 4, 1979 to January 20, 1981.
  • US invasion of Lebanon

    US invasion of Lebanon
    pix credit 5 .There were also a series of armed engagements with Syrian forces in eastern Lebanon, resulting in the killing and capture of American pilots.
  • Strategic Defense Initiative

    Strategic Defense Initiative
    pix credit 6 .The Strategic Defense Initiative was the United States’ response to possible nuclear attacks from afar.
  • Iran-Contra Affair

    Iran-Contra Affair
    pix credit 7 .The Iran-Contra Affair was a clandestine action not approved of by the United States Congress.
  • INF Treaty

    INF Treaty
    pix credit 8 .The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is a 1987 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union.