Reagan’s aggressive foreign policy was to increase military
spending, and achieving the Reagan’s Doctrine.
Evil Empire Speech
Strategic defense initiative and revived the B-1 Lancer
Invasion of Grenada 1983 and Supported Mujahedeen of
The Soviet Union aggressive action was the invasion of
Afghanistan, the shot down of Korean Air flight 007 and the
Martial Law impose in Poland.
Invasion of Afghanistan caused the US to boycott the
Olympic, embargoes grain and technology.
More people became anti- Soviet due to their
Missile was at a striking distance of 10 to 6 minutes from
Suction was imposed on Poland
Able Archer 83 was one of the most dangerous events during
the Cold War due to the fear being attack.
It was a routine command post procedural exercise, only
signal was deployed
The USSR missile was aiming at different state of
It was one of the events that almost cause WWIII due to
The USSR believed that the US was planning a surprise
attack because they had a reason to start war due to the
Korean air flight incidence
To a moderate extent that the view of the leadership was
the main causes of the rise in the cold war tensions in
the early 1980s due to the Reagan’s aggressiveness, the
Soviet Union action and due to the fear of a nuclear