Cia Intervention During The Soviet Union

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Brisa Martinez Guner POLS 2332.01 5/10/17 CIA Intervention in Nicaragua After World War II the United States was on the up and up from the long and hard Great Depression. It had reestablished itself as a superpower though due to reconstruction in Europe it could be argued that it was a bipolar power that came to follow the Second World War between the Soviet Union and the United States. These tensions came to follow after the difference in ideology became the forefront of what was to become the Cold War which would come to end in 1991 after the Soviet Union fell. (History.com staff) Though before the fall of the Soviet Union a decade long arms race between the two superpowers ensued. This led to many complications with international…show more content…
The Monroe doctrine states that European involvement was an act of aggression and challenge to the U.S’s authority, it can be seen as “an ideological tool reconciling the contradictions of US foreign policy.” (Mariano) One of the most criticized policy is that while the U.S. isn’t okay with other countries getting involved around the world the U.S. has done it time and time again intervening as some kind of world police. Which leads to these increased tensions between Russia and the U.S. The effects of colonialism had a great role in the socio economic and political development throughout Latin America. Although most of Central America’s countries followed similar paths in regards to power struggle between working poor and a wealthy class. During the Cold War dictatorships were very common in Central American countries especially in Nicaragua- there has been many military dictatorships. The relationship between Nicaragua and the United States has been very turbulent. The United States intervened in Nicaraguan government starting in the early 1900’s with their support of the conservative regime against the current president at the time. The U.S had Marines occupying Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933 which is in violation of their previous isolationistic tendencies. During the 1940’s military rule and wealth disparity was too much for those in poverty. The United States was not threatened by any potential presence of neither communism nor any form of soviet presence in

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