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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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The End of Détente

Thomas K. Robb.

in Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 13561 words.

With the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, superpower détente broke down. With it came a hardening of U.S. foreign policy towards Moscow. Efforts to implement a...

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