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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395867-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9586-7
Published: 12 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378327-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7832-7
Series: Social text books
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Aleksandr Yakovlev Eduard Shevardnadze new thinking fireside summit Stinger ...
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Congress of Peoples’ Deputies Nagorno-Karabakh Tbilisi syndrome Lech Walesa Malta summit ...
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... of backchannel negotiations between Kissinger and Soviet ambassador Dobrynin. It discusses the US-Soviet summit held in 1972, SALT accords and Soviet leadership maneuvering. An important element is Nixon’s failed efforts to use Moscow to moderate North Vietnamese behavior, his decision to escalate bombing...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... US-Soviet relations stagnated after the 1985 Geneva summit because of Gorbachev’s preoccupation with domestic developments such as Chernobyl and because of events in the murky world of US-Soviet espionage. At Reykjavik an unprecedented agreement to eliminate all nuclear weapons fell through...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... minister as a sign Gorbachev intended to conduct his own international policy. It describes Gorbachev’s first meeting with Reagan at the 1985 Geneva summit. The Soviet military used a seemingly forthcoming January 1986 arms control proposal to try to delay nuclear reductions. The second half of the chapter...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... the USSR. On the international scene, it describes the 1991 G7 summit in London, where Gorbachev vainly sought Western economic assistance to preserve his crumbling position. It concludes with the 1991 US-Soviet summit in Moscow, including the signing of the START I nuclear arms treaty and President Bush’s...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... government; the decision of Hungarian reform Communists to open the Western border; the rise of unrest in East Germany and the unexpected fall of the Berlin Wall. It concludes with the reaction of Gorbachev and Western leaders to the Wall’s fall and the US-Soviet Malta summit, where Bush proposed a number...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... This chapter covers Carter’s initial angry exchanges with Brezhnev, SALT II negotiations, divisions within the administration over policy toward Moscow, and the Vienna summit held in 1979, with Carter’s controversial kiss with Brezhnev. It discusses the Soviet-Cuban offensive in Angola...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... The Vladivostok summit convened in 1974 established limits on US and Soviet strategic forces but could not be turned into a treaty because of political maneuvering in Washington and a US mistake over how to count Air Launched Cruise Missiles (ALCM). The chapter describes negotiations leading...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
..., to a barely clad, studded-in-glitter Gualeguaychú Queen of the Carnival protesting in front of the world’s heads of state at the Vienna Summit. As a wide range of social movements, political parties, and NGOs cooperated and struggled within the Asamblea to mobilize a whole country in defense...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... of discourse that ranged from a former Maoist organizer blockading an international bridge with his tractor, to a barely clad, studded-in-glitter Gualeguaychú Queen of the Carnival protesting in front of the world’s heads of state at the Vienna Summit. As a wide range of social movements, political parties...