By T.G. Otte,C. Pagedas
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In the course of the post--World warfare II period, American international coverage prominently featured direct U. S. army intervention within the 3rd global. but the chilly battle positioned restraints on the place and the way Washington may well interfere until eventually the cave in of the previous Soviet Union got rid of the various limitations to -- and ideological justifications for -- American intervention.
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Personalities, War and Diplomacy: Essays in International History by T.G. Otte,C. Pagedas