Cold War Crisis Points. China to Terrorism. China Civil war in ’30s Nationalists v. Communists Joint Effort v. Japan in WW2 Civil War resumes ’40s Cold War. Nationalists Chiang Kai- Shek Corruption Ineffective Leader Support of USA Loses, flees Republic of China aka Taiwan. Communists
China to Terrorism
Jiang Jieshi (a.k.a. Chiang Kai-shek)
Between 1966 and 1976, students in China’s Red Guard waged a Cultural Revolution on teachers and professionals that left a million people dead and the country in chaos.
Red Guards holding Mao’s “Little Red Book” of his sayings during the cultural revolution.
A replica of Sputnik 1 sayings during the cultural revolution.
U-2 spy plane similar to the one shot down over the U.S.S.R. sayings during the cultural revolution.
Francis Gary Powers with a model of a U-2 spy plane. sayings during the cultural revolution.
Wreckage of Gary Powers’ U-2 sayings during the cultural revolution.
Fidel Castro sayings during the cultural revolution.
Nixon visiting China sayings during the cultural revolution.
Anastasio Somoza Debayle (U.S. supported president of Nicaragua from 1967-1980)
Daniel Ortega on Time magazine, March 31, 1986
Ho Chi Minh
The War in Vietnam, 1957-1973 Nicaragua from 1967-1980)
Note the Ho Chi Minh Trail through Laos and Cambodia
Ngo Dinh Diem
Pol Pot, leader of the Khmer Rouge (Cambodian Communist Party, literally “Red Khmers”) in 1977 at the height of his power
A commemorative stupa filled with the skulls of the victims.
Shah Reza Pahlavi
Blindfolded American hostages in Iran in 1979. Nicaragua from 1967-1980)
War on Terror