By Gregory J. Ashworth
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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 struggle positioned restraints on the place and the way Washington might interfere till the cave in of the previous Soviet Union got rid of a few of the boundaries to -- and ideological justifications for -- American intervention.
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War and the City by Gregory J. Ashworth