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ISLAMIC MIGRANT RAPISTS: Taunt Police Officers Saying – ‘Angela Merkel Invited Us’

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via DailyMail: Grinning asylum seekers taunted police trying to break up the ugly rabble who turned central Cologne into a lawless ‘open toilet’ – by telling them to be ‘nice’ – because they’d been invited by Angela Merkel.

The sex mob of migrant Arab and North African men tore up their temporary residence permits and threw them at officers who battled through New Year’s Eve to regain control of the streets, which were covered in faeces and vomit.

Outside the city’s historic cathedral, where the 1,000 ‘drunk and stoned’ migrants sexually assaulted and robbed 100 women declared: ‘You can’t do anything to me – I will get myself a new one in the morning.’ Shocking: One officer said it was the worst level of disrespect he had seen in a 30-year career with the force 

Another told them: ‘I am Syrian, I must be handled in a friendly manner. Mrs. Merkel invited me here!’

Amid the chaos, the crowd mocked officers – who were attacked with fireworks and bottles as they tried to get control of the violent crowd.

One officer told German newspaper Bild that the migrants, one million of whom Germany welcomed last year with open arms, offering a safe, new home, said he hadn’t seen anything like it in almost 30 years with the force.

‘The very high number of migrants was striking,’ he said. ‘The forces met a level disrespect, I have not seen in 29 years of service.’

Yet president of the Cologne Police Wolfgang Albers and Cologne mayor Henriette Reker have said there is no reason to believe those behind the New Year’s Eve sex attacks were refugees.

The women were assaulted, with at least one raped, during the chaotic scenes outside the city’s central train station in the lead up to midnight.

Horrfiying: One victim, an 18-year-old named Michelle (pictured, in the square outside the main train station where she was attacked) described being surrounded by a group of 30 'angry' men who groped her and her friends then stole their belongings as they fled. Police officers said women had to run a 'gauntlet' to escape

Horrfiying: One victim, an 18-year-old named Michelle (pictured, in the square outside the main train station where she was attacked) described being surrounded by a group of 30 ‘angry’ men who groped her and her friends then stole their belongings as they fled. Police officers said women had to run a ‘gauntlet’ to escape

The denial has thrown those who worked on the streets.

One officer told Cologne’s Express newspaper: ‘We arrested 15 people. These people have been in Germany for only a few days or weeks.

‘Of these 15 people 14 are from Syria and one from Afghanistan.

‘This is the truth even if it hurts.’

He added: ‘I had young women standing next to me crying because they no longer had any underwear after the mob had spat them out.

These scenes shocked me and we have to deal with it.

‘First Aid staff and doctors working that night have confirmed that asylum seekers were among the mob.’

An internal police report detailed how members of the sex mob had ripped up their temporary residency papers in front of officers ‘with a smile on their faces’, Bild reported.

I am Syrian, I must be handled in a friendly manner. Mrs Merkel invited me here!
Syrian refugee

The report stated that officers began receiving reports of women being attacked in the city’s historic centre at 10.45pm.

It said: ‘People came up to us to report that they had been attacked before we could even park the car.

‘When we pulled up the mob attacked us [police officers] with fireworks.

‘There were more than 1,000 people from mostly immigrant backgrounds.

‘They were throwing fireworks and bottles into the crowd.

‘People came to us to report that they had witnessed beatings, robberies and sexual assaults against women.

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BREAKING NEWS!!! TRUMP DID IT!!! He’s Been FREED!

YUGE!!!!! HILLARY is PISSED!!

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We are now receiving reports that the former British ambassador Craig Murray has confirmed that since Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship he should soon be free to legally leave the UK without any fear of prosecution or detention whatsoever.

Along with his newly granted citizenship, there is nothing stopping the Ecuadorean government from officially appointing Assange a diplomat. Which would, in turn, make him untouchable by any government authority other than that of Ecuador. Which means he can continue to move about the world and continue to help us peons by exposing the fraud and corruption being played out by those who govern us.

The only way the UK could still ignore his new status is if after Ecuador notifies the British government that Assange is now a member of its diplomatic staff the UK could still refuse it only by officially declaring Assange “persona non grata.” Which wouldn’t mean he would lose his diplomatic immunity which started the moment Assange was notified. It would actually continue until he has been given the chance to leave the country in a reasonable amount of time. So no matter what Assange will go free.

The Foreign Policy Journal Reports:

The Persecution of Julian Assange

Julian Assange has been persecuted by Washington for seven years now for exposing US war crimes through his WikiLeaks organization.

“We need a political intervention to make this situation end. He (Assange) is the only political prisoner in Western Europe.” — Juan Braco

The persecution of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, is now seven years old. Ecuador has protected Assange for the past half decade from being turned over to Washington by the corrupt Swedish and British for torture and prosecution as a spy by giving Assange political asylum inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Ecuador has now given citizenship to Assange and attempted to provide his safe transit out of England by giving him diplomatic status, but the British government continued in its assigned role of jailer by rejecting Ecuador’s request for diplomatic status for Assange, just as the most servile of Washington’s puppet states rejected the order by the UN Committee on Arbitrary Detention to immediate release Assange from his arbitrary detention.

Assange got into trouble with Washington because his news organization, Wikileaks, published files released by Bradley Manning. The files were a tremendous embarrassment to Washington because they showed how Washington conspires against governments and betrays its allies, and the files contained an audio/video film of US military forces murdering innocent people walking down a street and then murdering a father and his two young children who stopped to give aid to the civilians the American soldiers had shot. The film revealed the heartlessness and criminal cruelty of the US troops, who were enjoying playing a real live video game with real people as their victims.

It was Manning who suffered, not the troops who committed murder. Manning was held for two years in conditions that experts said constituted torture while a case was framed against him. Some believe the harsh conditions affected his mind. Manning was convicted by a kangaroo court and sentenced to 35 years in prison, but Obama in an act of humanity unusual for Washington pardoned Manning.

Washington wanted Assange as well, and the chance came when two Swedish women who, attracted to Assange by his celebrity status, seduced him. The two women had not secured the cooperation they wanted from Assange in the use of condoms and, brainwashed by HIV fears, wanted Assange to join them in being tested.

Assange, misreading the extent of their fears, was too slow to comply, and the women went to the police to see if he could be required to be tested. According to the women, the police made up the charge of rape. The women themselves disavow the charge.

The charges were investigated, and the chief Swedish prosecutor Eva Finne dismissed the charges, saying “there is no suspicion of any crime whatsoever.”

Mysteriously, the case was reopened by another prosecutor, Marianne Ny, who many suspect was operating at the behest of Washington. On November 30, two days after Assange began publishing the Cablegate materials leaked by Bradley Manning, Ny issued an Interpol “red alert” arrest warrant for Assange. This was an unusual request as no charges were outstanding against Assange, and hitherto extradition from one country to another on an arrest warrant required actual charges, whereas Ny said she wanted Assange for questioning. Most everyone in the know understood that Washington had ordered Sweden to get its hands on Assange and to turn him over to Washington.

Assange challenged the legality of the arrest warrant in British courts, but the British court, many believe following Washington’s orders, ruled against the law and in favor of Washington. Assange assented to the arrest and presented himself to a British police station. He was placed in solitary confinement at Wandsworth prison. If memory serves, the daughter of Sir James Goldsmith paid his bond and he was placed under house arrest. When it became clear that the Swedish prosecutor wanted Assange for Washington, not for any charges against him in Sweden, Ecuador give him asylum, and he fled to the embassy in London.

Where he has been ever since.

Sweden has closed the case a second time, and Assange is no longer wanted for questioning in Sweden. Therefore, there is no longer any reason for the British to hold him for Sweden. But the British government never were holding Assange for Sweden. The British were holding him for Washington. And they still are. Even though Sweden has closed a case based on a false report by police and has no basis for any charges against Assange, the British government says it will grab him the minute he steps outside the embassy.

The British are so desperate to serve their Washington master that once they even declared that they were going to violate diplomatic immunity and invade the Ecuadorian Embassy and seize Assange.

The British excuse for a once proud government’s continuing servitude to Washington as Assange’s jailer is that by taking asylum in the embassy Assange jumped bail and therefore the British have to arrest him for not surrendering a second time to the police for an investigation that has been closed.

Stefania Maurizi, an Italian investigative journalist for La Repubblica, smelling the stench of fraud that covers the entire case, has been trying for two years to get her hands on the correspondence between the UK, US, and Swedish governments pertaining to the case in order to pull back the shroud of the Washington-orchestrated propaganda that colors the case. A British tribunal refused to release any documents on the grounds that it had to protect the British Prosecution Service’s relationship with foreign authorities.

That tells you all you need to know. Julian Assange has lost seven years of his life because stinking dirty Washington wanted revenge on Assange for exercising the US Constitution-protected right of a free press, and the stinking dirty governments of Sweden and Britain did Washington’s dirty work. What we know for certain is that Assange is totally innocent and that there is no honor and no integrity in the US, Swedish, and British governments. Law means nothing to the scum that misrule these countries.

In the US and probably throughout Europe, politicians and feminists, with the exception of Katrin Axelsson and Lisa Longstaff, used the presstitute media to paint Assange as a rapist and as a spy. The feminists cared nothing about any truth; they just wanted a man to demonize. Truth was the last thing on politicians’ minds. They just wanted to divert attention from Washington’s crimes and betrayals of allies by portraying Assange as a threat and traitor to America. They were unconcerned that Assange could not be a traitor to America as he is not an American citizen.

In actual fact, there is no basis in law for any US claim against Assange. Yet because of Washington and its servile British puppet state, Assange remains interred in the Embassy of Ecuador in London. Clearly, honor and respect for law reside in Ecuador, not in the US, UK, or Sweden.

But facts, along with law and civil liberty, have ceased to mean anything in the Western world. The corrupt US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the arrest of Assange is a “priority.” The British police, mere lackeys of Washington, said that they would still arrest Assange, despite the case being dropped, if he left the embassy.

For the British, serving Washington is a higher calling than the honor of their country.

Never before can I recall seeing anyone so vilified before just for exposing the truth. This man shouldn’t be held up in an embassy, he should be lauded a hero and brought to the US to a hero’s welcome. The man fully exposed the corruption that was going on inside the Democrat Party and the Clinton Campaign. And when asked why he has never released anything on Trump, he replied, “Because there is nothing to release.”

It will be great at least seeing him leave the Ecuadorean embassy and getting on with his life. Although he will probably never get that heroes welcome he deserves, but at least he is a hero, and always will be, to those of us who all along knew the truth as to who the Democrat Party and Crooked Hillary Clinton really were.

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BREAKING!!! MARKLE JUST ARRESTED! QUEEN IS ROYALLY EMBARRASSED….

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Since the moment Prince Harry announced his engagement to divorced American actress, Meghan Markle, there’s been nothing but controversy that’s come from the couple – mostly has Markle past emerges in pieces. If she thought her secrets would be safe and she’d skate into the royal family with flying colors, getting by on her beaming smile – she was sorely mistaken. Markle’s fiance is in line to the throne and the Queen isn’t letting anyone or anything into her family without undergoing extensive scrutiny. This has led to the revelation if what Markle’s been hiding and now an arrest.

The picture of perfection and elegance that this couple has portrayed over the last few weeks as they flaunt their love for each other from the states to the Royal Palace, has now been shattered as it seems like it was a front for something else. The American actress does what she’s apparently pretty good at and that’s pretending to be someone she isn’t.

When it was revealed who the soon-to-be princess’ father was, many people were taken aback by his recluse lifestyle at his home in Mexico – far from London. It seemed impossible that this man would be rubbing shoulders with the royal family and that he would be able to maintain any level of proper etiquette expected around the Queen or at a royal affair such as a wedding. The fact that Harry went rogue and picked a person without a pedigree was strange but celebrated since he was doing things his own way. However, it’s not her father or even her stepsister who is in the crosshairs of the queen, it’s her equally obscure stepbrother and his fiancee who were just caught.

It’s hard to believe that Markle shares a parent with her half-brother since they look like complete opposites and seemingly act as such too. But what else is Markle “hiding” that’s bound to come out before her royal wedding in May?

The Daily Mail reports:

Meghan Markle’s half-brother Tom Markle has blamed his drunken New Year’s Eve brawl with his fiancee on the pressure and scrutiny caused by his sister’s engagement.

The flare-up in their Oregon home led to Tom’s fiancee Darlene Blount being thrown into jail for two nights for assault.

Tom has blamed the pressure of being in the public eye for his woes, saying: “It hasn’t been easy. Meghan’s relationship with Prince Harry has shone a spotlight on our family. It doesn’t help when you have issues and your sister is engaged to Royalty. It adds a whole new level of scrutiny.”

And Tom – who was last year arrested for brandishing a gun at his fiancee during another drunken fracas – says they will both attend alcohol and relationship counseling.

“We’ve been under a lot of stress because of all the attention. At some point you find yourself drinking too much to escape the pressure.”

Tom vowed last night to ‘seek help’ after the drunken confrontation.

The Prince has his PR work cut out for him on behalf of his wife and the misfit family she’s bringing into the “perfect” picture. He’s already slammed his soon-to-be father in law and Markle’s family in claiming that she never had a family. While they may not be perfect and far from royalty, they were very close, according to Markle’s half-sister Samantha Markle.

Samantha countered the Prince’s claim with the facts of her and Meghan’s upbringing that was different than the soon-to-be princess is saying now. It seems like Meghan is making her family life sound different than it was presumably out of embarrassment for her rather average American upbringing – and also to separate herself from the drama. Considering how things went down in Oregon leading to the drunken arrest, Meghan has some face to save if she want to impress the Queen.

Mail Online explains what happened that debaucherous and embarrassing evening:

Tom initially told The Mail on Sunday Ms. Blount had begun ‘pummelling me in the face with her fists’, but last night he changed his tune and said the injuries he sustained were self-inflicted.

As Prince Harry and Ms Markle reportedly ushered in the New Year “partying like tycoons” in the millionaires’ playground of Monaco, Tom and Darlene were downing beers and whiskey at the decidedly less salubrious Cedarwood Saloon in their hometown of Grant’s Pass.

Tom, 51, who has the same father as Meghan, said he and Darlene, 37, rowed at the bar before she stormed off. He returned to their bungalow and continued drinking, becoming increasingly enraged.

When Darlene finally came home she immediately began downing a bottle of bourbon.

“I said some swear words, it turned into an argument,” Tom confessed.

Darlene called the police – but ended up being arrested herself. “I might have said that Darlene beat me up,” Tom said. “She was arrested for domestic violence. It was a big confusion.”

This kind of drama surely won’t sit well with the Queen who is accustomed to keeping appearances buttoned up and proper. We’re all for a regular girl with a complicated family, making something amazing of her life, but she shouldn’t forget where she comes from. What’s truly in “poor taste” is to disregard and ditch your family you had an entire life with because you found a better one.

As for Harry, falling in love with the girl means accepting everything about her, including her upbringing, which is the classiest thing someone can do for their soon-to-be spouse and her family. You don’t just marry her, you join families and at a minimum should at least show some respect to the man who brought the love of your life into this world. This goes for Meghan as well who seemed to be quick to ditch the commoners for Hollywood royalty and then real royalty. Keep it classy, Megs, and remember where you came from!

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URGENT ALERT From CDC!!! THIS IS HUGE!!!

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Thanks to the destabilization of world power that Former President Barack Hussein Obama left us with, the CDC is now going to hold a session on January 16 to discuss personal safety measures and the training of response teams “on a federal, state, and local level to prepare for an unlikely event of a nuclear detonation.”

The meeting which is part of the agency’s monthly Public Health Grand Rounds will include presentations such as “Preparing for the Unthinkable” and “Roadmap to Radiation Preparedness,” which are both movies on how to prepare and deal with the aftermath of a nuclear explosion. It will be held at the CDC’s headquarters in Atlanta.

From what we have been able to understand “Grand rounds” are a kind of meeting in which members of the public health community come together to discuss topics of interest of public importance such as disaster preparedness and how to deal with the fallout from a catastrophic event such as a hurricane or an earthquake.

This isn’t the first instance old cold war day policies have resurged. Back in August, amid escalating nuclear rhetoric and aggression from North Korea’s fetus looking leader, Kim Jong Un, Guam’s Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense released a two-page fact sheet about what to do in the case of a nuclear event. And in December, Hawaii started monthly testing of a nuclear warning siren system that hadn’t been used since the end of the Cold War in the early 90’s

Yup, this is the world 8 years of Obama brought us. I guess his multiple apology tours and Crooked Hillary’s so-called “Reset Button” with Russia didn’t work after all. Today the world hates us more than ever and tensions are running higher than ever. Someday Liberals will learn that appeasing your enemies just doesn’t work.

Via History:

Cold War History

During World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union fought together as allies against the Axis powers. However, the relationship between the two nations was a tense one. Americans had long been wary of Soviet communism and concerned about Russian leader Joseph Stalin’s tyrannical, blood-thirsty rule of his own country. For their part, the Soviets resented the Americans’ decades-long refusal to treat the USSR as a legitimate part of the international community as well as their delayed entry into World War II, which resulted in the deaths of tens of millions of Russians. After the war ended, these grievances ripened into an overwhelming sense of mutual distrust and enmity. Postwar Soviet expansionism in Eastern Europe fueled many Americans’ fears of a Russian plan to control the world. Meanwhile, the USSR came to resent what they perceived as American officials’ bellicose rhetoric, arms buildup and interventionist approach to international relations. In such a hostile atmosphere, no single party was entirely to blame for the Cold War; in fact, some historians believe it was inevitable.

THE COLD WAR: CONTAINMENT
By the time World War II ended, most American officials agreed that the best defense against the Soviet threat was a strategy called “containment.” In 1946, in his famous “Long Telegram,” the diplomat George Kennan (1904-2005) explained this policy: The Soviet Union, he wrote, was “a political force committed fanatically to the belief that with the U.S. there can be no permanent modus vivendi [agreement between parties that disagree]”; as a result, America’s only choice was the “long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.” President Harry Truman (1884-1972) agreed. “It must be the policy of the United States,” he declared before Congress in 1947, “to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation…by outside pressures.” This way of thinking would shape American foreign policy for the next four decades.

THE COLD WAR: THE ATOMIC AGE
The containment strategy also provided the rationale for an unprecedented arms buildup in the United States. In 1950, a National Security Council Report known as NSC–68 had echoed Truman’s recommendation that the country use military force to “contain” communist expansionism anywhere it seemed to be occurring. To that end, the report called for a four-fold increase in defense spending.

In particular, American officials encouraged the development of atomic weapons like the ones that had ended World War II. Thus began a deadly “arms race.” In 1949, the Soviets tested an atom bomb of their own. In response, President Truman announced that the United States would build an even more destructive atomic weapon: the hydrogen bomb, or “superbomb.” Stalin followed suit.

As a result, the stakes of the Cold War were perilously high. The first H-bomb test, in the Eniwetok atoll in the Marshall Islands, showed just how fearsome the nuclear age could be. It created a 25-square-mile fireball that vaporized an island, blew a huge hole in the ocean floor and had the power to destroy half of Manhattan. Subsequent American and Soviet tests spewed poisonous radioactive waste into the atmosphere.

The ever-present threat of nuclear annihilation had a great impact on American domestic life as well. People built bomb shelters in their backyards. They practiced attack drills in schools and other public places. The 1950s and 1960s saw an epidemic of popular films that horrified moviegoers with depictions of nuclear devastation and mutant creatures. In these and other ways, the Cold War was a constant presence in Americans’ everyday lives.

THE COLD WAR EXTENDS TO SPACE
Space exploration served as another dramatic arena for Cold War competition. On October 4, 1957, a Soviet R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile launched Sputnik (Russian for “traveler”), the world’s first artificial satellite and the first man-made object to be placed into the Earth’s orbit. Sputnik’s launch came as a surprise, and not a pleasant one, to most Americans. In the United States, space was seen as the next frontier, a logical extension of the grand American tradition of exploration, and it was crucial not to lose too much ground to the Soviets. In addition, this demonstration of the overwhelming power of the R-7 missile–seemingly capable of delivering a nuclear warhead into U.S. air space–made gathering intelligence about Soviet military activities particularly urgent.

In 1958, the U.S. launched its own satellite, Explorer I, designed by the U.S. Army under the direction of rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, and what came to be known as the Space Race was underway. That same year, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a public order creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a federal agency dedicated to space exploration, as well as several programs seeking to exploit the military potential of space. Still, the Soviets were one step ahead, launching the first man into space in April 1961.

That May, after Alan Shepard become the first American man in space, President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) made the bold public claim that the U.S. would land a man on the moon by the end of the decade. His prediction came true on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission, became the first man to set food on the moon, effectively winning the Space Race for the Americans. U.S. astronauts came to be seen as the ultimate American heroes, and earth-bound men and women seemed to enjoy living vicariously through them. Soviets, in turn, were pictured as the ultimate villains, with their massive, relentless efforts to surpass America and prove the power of the communist system.

THE COLD WAR: THE RED SCARE
Meanwhile, beginning in 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) brought the Cold War home in another way. The committee began a series of hearings designed to show that communist subversion in the United States was alive and well.

In Hollywood, HUAC forced hundreds of people who worked in the movie industry to renounce left-wing political beliefs and testify against one another. More than 500 people lost their jobs. Many of these “blacklisted” writers, directors, actors and others were unable to work again for more than a decade. HUAC also accused State Department workers of engaging in subversive activities. Soon, other anticommunist politicians, most notably Senator Joseph McCarthy (1908-1957), expanded this probe to include anyone who worked in the federal government. Thousands of federal employees were investigated, fired and even prosecuted. As this anticommunist hysteria spread throughout the 1950s, liberal college professors lost their jobs, people were asked to testify against colleagues and “loyalty oaths” became commonplace.

THE COLD WAR ABROAD
The fight against subversion at home mirrored a growing concern with the Soviet threat abroad. In June 1950, the first military action of the Cold War began when the Soviet-backed North Korean People’s Army invaded its pro-Western neighbor to the south. Many American officials feared this was the first step in a communist campaign to take over the world and deemed that nonintervention was not an option. Truman sent the American military into Korea, but the war dragged to a stalemate and ended in 1953.

Other international disputes followed. In the early 1960s, President Kennedy faced a number of troubling situations in his own hemisphere. The Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban missile crisis the following year seemed to prove that the real communist threat now lay in the unstable, postcolonial “Third World” Nowhere was this more apparent than in Vietnam, where the collapse of the French colonial regime had led to a struggle between the American-backed nationalist Ngo Dinh Diem in the south and the communist nationalist Ho Chi Minh in the north. Since the 1950s, the United States had been committed to the survival of an anticommunist government in the region, and by the early 1960s it seemed clear to American leaders that if they were to successfully “contain” communist expansionism there, they would have to intervene more actively on Diem’s behalf. However, what was intended to be a brief military action spiraled into a 10-year conflict.

THE CLOSE OF THE COLD WAR
Almost as soon as he took office, President Richard Nixon (1913-1994) began to implement a new approach to international relations. Instead of viewing the world as a hostile, “bi-polar” place, he suggested, why not use diplomacy instead of military action to create more poles? To that end, he encouraged the United Nations to recognize the communist Chinese government and, after a trip there in 1972, began to establish diplomatic relations with Beijing. At the same time, he adopted a policy of “détente”–”relaxation”–toward the Soviet Union. In 1972, he and Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev (1906-1982) signed the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I), which prohibited the manufacture of nuclear missiles by both sides and took a step toward reducing the decades-old threat of nuclear war.

Despite Nixon’s efforts, the Cold War heated up again under President Ronald Reagan (1911-2004). Like many leaders of his generation, Reagan believed that the spread of communism anywhere threatened freedom everywhere. As a result, he worked to provide financial and military aid to anticommunist governments and insurgencies around the world. This policy, particularly as it was applied in the developing world in places like Grenada and El Salvador, was known as the Reagan Doctrine.

Even as Reagan fought communism in Central America, however, the Soviet Union was disintegrating. In response to severe economic problems and growing political ferment in the USSR, Premier Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-) took office in 1985 and introduced two policies that redefined Russia’s relationship to the rest of the world: “glasnost,” or political openness, and “perestroika,” or economic reform. Soviet influence in Eastern Europe waned. In 1989, every other communist state in the region replaced its government with a noncommunist one. In November of that year, the Berlin Wall–the most visible symbol of the decades-long Cold War–was finally destroyed, just over two years after Reagan had challenged the Soviet premier in a speech at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.” By 1991, the Soviet Union itself had fallen apart. The Cold War was over.

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