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Chapter 5 Martin Walker – The Cold War
Pages 112-135 Spies in the Skies: Sputnik to U-2
1. Link between Hungarian crackdown and Soviet relations with Poland and Yugoslavia: 2. Examples of Soviet economic boom of the 50’s and 60’s 3. U.S. Reactions to Sputnik’s launch
4. Gaither Report
a. Its findings
b. Its recommendations
c. Eisenhower’s reactions
5. National Defense Act of 1958 and its results
6. Anglo-American relations warm sults
tSoviet relations with Poland and Yugoslaviaand ensuing agreements 7. French intransigence following the Suez humiliation
8. De Gaulle
d. Algeria and the 4th Republic
e. Meeting with General Norstad
f. Consequences
g. ICBM worries
9. Dulles, Adenauer and France
10. French and British begin divesting their countries of empires 11. Iraq presents a problem in 1958 and how the U.S. and British dealt with it 12. British hardballing in the Middle East

13. Roots of the growing British-French mistrust
14. Coup against Khrushchev and the aftermath
15. China
h. Growing discontent with Russia
i. Mao’s West vs. East wind speech
j. Mao’s Nuclear war stance
k. Hundred Flowers Campaign
l. Great Leap Forward
m. Soviet response to Chinese appeal for nuclear aid against the U.S. 16. Examples of brinkmanship by both the Soviet and the U.S. 17. Why the need to display brinkmanship
18. Maintaining a nuclear balance and the unpredictable weights 19. Berlin
n. Khrushchev’s proposal
o. Why the U.S. found it difficult to agree to
p. Khrushchev – Adenauer meeting
20. U-2 planes and their capabilities
21. Sino-Soviet split as reason for Soviet intransigence following the Paris Summit 22. Khrushchev, Soviet conventional armed forces, and the Strategic Rocket Forces 23. Cuba, sugar, and the Soviets
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