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In the course of the post--World battle II period, American overseas coverage prominently featured direct U. S. army intervention within the 3rd international. but the chilly conflict put restraints on the place and the way Washington might interfere until eventually the cave in of the previous Soviet Union got rid of a few of the limitations to -- and ideological justifications for -- American intervention.
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The Russian Military into the 21st Century (Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice) by Stephen J. Cimbala