Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 11th
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Explain the term - New Cold War. - Political Science

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Explain the term - New Cold War.

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Solution

Two events that occurred in 1979 change the course of detente.

  1. Islamic Revolution in Iran under leader Ayatollah Khomeini overthrew the rule of M.R. Shah Pahlavi. The new government withdrew from the CENTO alliance.
  2. Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979 and installed Babrak Karma! as the President. The insurgent groups in Afghanistan (mujahideen) fought against this government (1979 - 1989).

New Cold War refers to the end of the period of detente and the return of tensions between the USA and the USSR.

Concept: Phase 1979 to 1985/86 (New Cold War)
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Balbharati Political Science 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 The world since 1945 - 2
Exercise | Q 5.1 | Page 92
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