Significant Foreign policy events since the end of the vietnam war - Jamie Nickerson

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    Foreign Policy

  • us invasion of lebanon

    Lebanon was threatened by a civil war between Maronite Christians and Muslims
  • Yom Kippur war

    Yom Kippur war
    Egypt and Syria opened a coordinated surprise attack against Israel
  • Helsinki Accords

    Was a major diplomatic agreement signed in Helsinki, Finland, at the conclusion of the first Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • camp david accords

    The Camp David Accords were outlined a framework for a comprehensive Middle East peace
  • ayatollah khomeini comes to power in iran

    He was with the overthrow of the shah's government
  • iranian hostage crisis

    an angry mob of young Islamic revolutionaries overran the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 60 Americans hostage.
  • Strategic Defense Initiative

    Was use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles
  • Ian-Contra Affair

    Ian-Contra Affair
    President Reagan meets with Contra leaders in the Oval Office. Oliver North is at far right. When this photo was officially released North's image was cut our
  • INF Tready

    Is an agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • fall of the berline wall

    The Border separating Western from Eastern Germany was effectively opened