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The Americans viewed this act as exploratory, especially to their interests. The United States responded in a manner that was interpreted as interference by many players. This is the case when some countries in Asia and parts of Europe engaged in political revolutions as a way of solving some of their political problems.
A variety of actors led to different ideologies concerning the American-Russian conflicts. Persons who ideologically believed that their differences formed the building blocks for cold war were orthodox, post-revisionist or revisionist.2 According to the orthodox view, the ideologies perpetuated by the Soviets were solely to blame for the initiation of cold war. These were specifically the Stalin and Lenin paranoia. In their view, the post revisionists felt that all these claims were entirely misconceptions and not true. Nonetheless, the Revisionist, better known as the ‘New Left’ held the view that the root cause of cold war was the United States’ hatred of communism.3
An additional important role arising from ideology informed the views of the U.S on the foreign revolutions. Initially, several countries where revolutions were taking place leaned towards communism. This made the US perceive such actions as instigated by Russia. Apparently, Russia had spread its influence to the Latin America, Austria-Hungary, Germany and France.4 Additionally, the Americans were not at peace because the Russians were emulating their actions by embracing similar strategies. These cycles of patterns that included the radical revolutions disillusioned the United Sates. The ideology also played a role in increasing fears in the United States over radicalism during the 1870s. The US felt that the urban working classes were increasingly becoming radicalized based on rapid industrialization. Other sources of fear were the coming into power of socialist and populist parties and unions across the globe.5
Ideology also pitted communism against capitalism in
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The United States of America was considered to be a country of hope, freedom and opportunity for the people across the globe. The economic growth of the country accompanied by the prospects of success made many people leave their homelands and migrate to the country between the period of 1880 and 1920.
For most of the modern era and until 1991, Ukraine was under Moscow’s control. With the break-up of the Soviet Union near the end of 1991 and Ukraine’s emergence as an independent state, the Ukrainian-Russian relationship has been tense and even hostile for much of the 1990s.
In the 1920s there was a rise in the belief that democracy allowed for the incompetent many to have power over the corrupt few, placing the classes in diametric opposition and challenging the system of democracy. For a time, Fascism became popular as a way to counter this belief, supported by those who wanted a way to step away from democracy (Payne 4).
The relations between the two powers expanded after the Soviet Union disintegrated. Today, both countries embrace bilateral engagements, which include combating terrorism, arms proliferations and diseases such as HIV/AIDS. The relations between these two countries require facing reality in a more pragmatic manner.
Politics is also termed as the “science of addition” in which political organizations or parties try to recruit more people into their group; by adding new members, their organization becomes more powerful and can then lobby for its interests and exert its influence over public policy formulation.
Iran appeared to be ripe for development of such a relationship. After years of the Iran-Iraq War, Iran was deeply in need of arms. Gorbachev during his last year in office was able to finalize several major munitions deals with Iran. Both countries benefited.
The main cause was the change in thinking of the people. Thus uprising took place and the new government was formed under the Bolshevik party. This showed that the idea of changing the society in the people's mind for their rights.
in the colonial period, there existed an elite landed gentry – a class akin to hereditary aristocracy in Old Europe which shared the values of the feudal past or the Old European regime. This was the origin of American conservatism. On the other hand, there is American revolt
Being a primary source the information contained therein is quite dependable also given that it is presented by a well recognized institution – the CIA.
Several books have been cited in the paper as secondary sources. A Thousand days: John F Kennedy in