Cia:Central Intelligence Agency. The Cia Is Responsible

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CIA: Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA is responsible in providing nation-wide security in the US. FRG: Federal Republic Germany. The FDR is known as West Germany. This is due to fact that after World War II, Germany was separated into four areas. GDR: Germany Democratic Republic. GDR is known as East Germany. This is the response by the Soviet Union, after tension with the western powers to administrate their inhabited zone. ICBM: Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile. The ICBM’s were first introduced into battle in 1959, the United States and remain a vital nuclear arsenal in the present. They have a velocity of 6-7 km per second. KGB: The Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (in English: Committee for State Security) is like the…show more content…
Cold War: The decades-long conflict between the US and The Soviet Union, which began in the late 1940’s to early 1990’s. The reason it is called the ‘cold’ war was due to the fact that the battle never intensified to direct military hostility. Deterrence: Deterrence, as the name implies, is the idea to imply a strategic concept to bring a battle to a stalemate. This psychological power would prevent the enemies from striking each other due to the fear, or otherwise known as, MAD. This mind-game remains a major part of defence policies in Russia and the United States. Moreover, during the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States each constructed an accumulation of nuclear weapons. The Soviet Union believed that in a nuclear war, that they could succeed and win. Nuclear Winter: During the climax of the infamous cold war, the Soviet Union and the United States amassed destructive collections of nuclear weapons. Carl Sagan, who held many titles in science, warned the world about the possibility of a ‘nuclear winter’ along with its devastating consequences. With the nuclear weapons containing dangerous such as Uranium-235 and Plutonium-239 and many other chemicals, Sagan reported that “Beneath the clouds, virtually all domesticated and wild sources of food would be

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