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Young & Kent: International Relations since 1945 2e

Chapter 15

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Which two weapons systems did the December 1979 NATO Council meeting agree should be deployed in Europe by 1983?

Question 2

On what date did the Shah of Iran go into exile, paving the way for the Ayatollah Khomeini to set up a new regime?

Question 3

Which Afghan leader was killed in the immediate aftermath of the December 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan?

Question 4

An attempt to gain control of which region was declared to be 'an assault on the vital interests of the United States' under the 1980 'Carter Doctrine'?

Question 5

What was the main concern of US Presidential Directive (PD) 59?