1. What were the lessons learned by Americans confronting a global crisis?
2. How did the cold war define the mission of the United States at midcentury?
The lessons learned by Americans confronting a global crisis whether it be military, economic or a combination of both would be this; America has usually taken the lead. This can be seen when "Nato" gets involved in military action. I put Nato (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) because usually about three fourths or more of Nato is the United States (their money and especially their troops). This was seen in the Korean War as well as in Afghanistan, Iraq and most recently Libya. I can't recall if the missions in Afghanistan or Iraq are Nato but they are multi-national (again, mostly the USA is involved). When it was the Cold War, whose troops and equipment essentially protected nearly all of Taiwan, South Korea and Japan from ...
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