Berlin Occupation 1945: Both the Soviet (communist) and Capitalist felt threatened by each other especially since Germany was divided into 2 pieces along with the capital being capitalist.
West Belin: U.S, Britain, France
Berlin Airlift 1949: Stalin blocks western Berlin forcing Western powers to give control to Stalin. But did not work because the West Berlin sent planes filled with resources to East Berlin
Western Powers: "We shall supply East Berlin!!!" zoooommm...
Stalin: "I stop people from passing, up goes the wall!.... wait.. what!!!"
Space Race (1969): the U.S and the USSR were in competition with who can make the newest technology. USSR sent first satellite and man into space while U.S sent the first man to the moon.
Who (5 oil-producing developing countries): Iran, Saudi Arabi, Venezuela, Kuwait, Iraq.
OPEC: created at the Baghdad Conference on Sept. 1960
(1971)President Nixon bans U.S dollars to be recovered as foreign exchange money for gold thus hurting OPEC countries. Last straw, is when U.S backs Israel against Egypt in Yom Kippur War. OPEC halts all oil exports to the U.S and other Israeli allies
What have I done?!?!?!?
S.A.L.T (1972) Strategic Arms Limitations Talks An agreement between U.S and U.S.S.R that agreed on limitations of offensive arms should be made.
Both: "We agree on our Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty".