North Atlantic D+0 (24 September 1994) Part I

As it seemed that war would break out at any moment, NATO and Warsaw Pact commanders understood the volatility of the global situation. A stray unit could easily spark global war through the actions of a rogue or misguided vessel or aircraft. Due to this, the rules of engagement (ROE) of both sides were extremely …

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ABC News D-6 (18 September 1994)

In an incident earlier today, a collision between American and Soviet aircraft occurred in the skies above the Persian Gulf. Two US Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornets intercepted a Soviet Air Force TU-95 Bear reconnaissance aircraft near the Iraqi coast after approaching allied airspace near Kuwait. The Soviet aircraft, upon being intercepted by the American fighters, …

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Political Snapshots D-690 (3 November 1992)

For incumbent United States President George H.W. Bush, the White House and foreign policy had essentially dominated his first presidential term. First focused upon the reduction of strategic and conventional forces in Europe, the President had to abandon this pursuit of peace to take a stand against the resurgent Soviet Union and its allies in …

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