Détente and U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1985
Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, and the role played by key diplomats who facilitated arms and security negotiations. Mr. Kieninger is the author of The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz. The French word Détente means a release of tensions and is used to describe this period of improved diplomatic relations between the Cold War superpowers. close
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