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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Laura Castro Lindarte on Monday March 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSC 1003 at George Washington University taught by Bill Mikhail in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Intro to International Politics in Public Relations at George Washington University.
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Date Created: 03/07/16
March 7, 2016 Midterm 2 review ● Decision making cases: ○ Sinatra Doctrin1989 ■ Decisions by Gorbachev to free Europe from Soviet domination ■ USSR in bad shape Gorbachev promised glasnost and perestroika ■ Satellite states in Eastern Europe not doing good either bad economy, nationalism, Stalin, USSR invading Afghanistan ■ If Eastern Europe want to be out of Warsaw Pact the USSR won’t stop it ■ Pan European movement successfulincluded little states ■ END OF COLD WAR NATO, Warsaw Pact and National Security meet and end Cold War ■ Bush administration not reacting to changes ■ “Do it your way” ○ Suez Crisis: ■ 1889 canal open to save distance because ships would not have to go around the Cape of Good Hope ■ Ismail mortgaged it to Britain and France ■ Nasser wanted to get canal back because of pride ■ WTO did not give money to Egypt so Nasser nationalized France also mad because Egypt helping Algeria ■ Summer 1956 Britain, France and Israel invaded Egypt and took Port Said ■ USA not okay with it because elections about to occur, Labour party protested in UK ■ US imposed economic sanctions on UK ■ 4th republic in France not stable ■ Bulganin threatened with nuclear weapons ■ End of European colonization, end of 4th republic in France ○ Panama Decision:977 ■ Dictator Torrijos, debate in USA ■ Reagan and other Republicans against it but later accepted it ■ 1823 Monroe Doctrine, no intrusion except USA ■ Central America was NOT stable El Salvador in Civil War ■ USA would be able to look at other places ○ Morocco: ■ Sahara isn’t claimed (used to be Spain’s) ■ King Hassan launched march foeople to settle Sahara ■ UN failed to resolve issue ■ Super powers didn’t want Sahara but no type of calculation ■ Still a nongoverned territory by UN ■ Took African resources ○ Namibia: ■ Small country ■ Used to be Germany’s but South Africa took over but which was not liked ■ Europeans wanted to solve crisis wanted to end apartheid in South Africa ■ Show that international organizations can end crisis March 9, 2016 Midterm 2
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