The wave of terrorism that hit Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s
A was mainly the result of Soviet funding of guerrilla movements in Europe’s former colonies
B emerged after the CIA began funneling money and weapons to anti-Communist movements in eastern Europe and central Asia
C began in the West, as young people in Europe responded to the suppression of activism and poor economic conditions with kidnappings, bank robberies, bombings, and assassinations
D was condoned by Western governments, and often supported by US intelligence forces, because it was mainly directed at leftists and Communist leaders
Why did the Arab nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) impose an oil embargo on the United States and its allies in the 1970s?
|They were frustrated that Western nations were turning to nuclear energy instead of maintaining their reliance on Middle Eastern oil|
|They were attempting to gain support from the USSR, which the Middle East judged to be in a position of power in the early 1970s|
|They were angry that the United States had offered support to Israel in its conflicts with Egypt, Syria, and Jordan during the 1960s and 1970s|
|They wanted to punish the United States for refusing to trade fairly with non-Western nations|
What was the consequence of the negotiations that produced SALT I?
|A cap on the number of antimissile systems the US– and Soviet-led blocs could have|
|A closer alliance between the United States and China|
|The first global trade arrangements that led to freer trade|
|The limitation of â€œsuperpowerâ€ interventions in Latin America|