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Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I)

Military; Cold war

Signed in 1972, it froze numbers of ICBMs and SLBMs in place for 5 years and restricted the deployment of ABMs.

Warsaw Pact

Military; Cold war

Signed in 1955, it codified the East-West split and provided for mutual defense among Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet ...

Truman Doctrine

Military; Cold war

Truman pledged in 1947 to defend "free people who are resisting armed subjugation by armed minorities or outside pressures. " The policy was aimed at providing economic and ...

Trinity Site

Military; Cold war

Site of the first U. S. Atomic bomb test, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Titan II Missile

Military; Cold war

An early U. S. ICBM, now decommissioned.

space race

Military; Cold war

The superpower competition in space exploration technology that paralleled the Cold War competition in arms developments.

Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)

Military; Cold war

SOFAs, which establish legal rights and protocols, are negotiated between the United States and each country in which American forces are deployed.