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USA, India, Africa, during and after the cold war

P. Godfrey Okoth

USA, India, Africa, during and after the cold war

by P. Godfrey Okoth

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Published by University of Nairobi Press in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-389) and index.

StatementPontian Godfrey Okoth
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540240M
ISBN 109966846964
ISBN 109789966846969
LC Control Number2010305321
OCLC/WorldCa644020167

  The United States emerged from the war with its GNP actually increased, while the Soviet Union, on the other hand, had suffered grievously during the war and by its GNP was probably less than one-third that of the United States (roughly equal to that of contemporary India . After that, the US was seen as the most powerful nation in the world. The Soviets wanted also to own nuclear weapons. At the end of the World War II the first signs of mistrust began to appear between the US and USSR, escalating into the Cold War, a period of tense hostile relations.

The United States fought two large conflicts in Asia—Korea and Vietnam—during the Cold War but none in Africa. The US strategy of containment was applied less strictly in Africa than elsewhere. Urdu poetry of the Cold War era, popular in both India and Pakistan, challenged neat loyalties to nation-states. In the Cold War context, India’s alignment with the Soviet Union and Pakistan’s with the United States has persisted as a given. The extent to which citizens of these nations, especially their poets (many of whom remain the.

Colonialism in Africa collapsed after World War II, opening the door to intervention by Cold War powers that jockeyed to control the decolonization process. The United States wavered between support for its European allies and for moderate African nationalists, whom it hoped would keep radicalism and communism at bay. African nationalists courted, accommodated, and opposed external powers and.   The former French colony of Guinea declares its independence on October 2, , with Sekou Toure as the new nation’s first leader. Guinea was the .


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USA, India, Africa, during and after the cold war by P. Godfrey Okoth Download PDF EPUB FB2

USA, India, Africa During and After the Cold War demonstrates that both the United States and The Soviet Union used African States, India and other Third World countries for their own geopolitical considerations; that the foreign policy and foreign relations of the USA were meant to subject Africa and India to the dictates of US imperialism.

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