Conflicts in which one superpower provides support to a group or state that opposes the rival superpower. The support may consist of money, arms or personnel.
Greek Civil War- 1944
The Greek Civil War was fought between the Communist Party of Greece Army supported by the Soviet Union and the Democratic Army of Greece supported by the United States.
It was a struggle between the leftist and rightist
The Democratic Army of Greece was very successful on the battlefield with support from the US where the Communist party of Greece mad many political errors which resulted in the withdrawal of Yugoslavia
After Yugoslavia gain independence the troops supported by the US won the war
The democratic sphere of influence increased as well as the in tensions between the two superpowers
Korean War- 1945
Korea was divided between communists and non-communists. Peacemaker solved all conflicts by dividing the northern communists at the 38th parallel ( North Korea and South Korea)
The Soviet Union and America fought through other people, Americans supported South Korea and the Soviet Union supported North Korea
The leader of North Korea wanted to invade and attack South Korea. When South Korea boasted to invade North Korea , The North Koreans attacked
The US pumped millions of dollars worth of weapons to the UNITA and its military (FNLA). China was also a supporter of FNLA
The Soviet Union supplied the military of the MLPA. Cuba supplied millions of Soviet arms
MPLA decides to give up Marxism and Leninism and the one party state
During 1975 while fighting for control of the capital city MPLA succeeds in driving out rivals
MPLA in possession of the capital and with guaranteed support from the Soviet Union and Cuba, declares itself the government of Angola
An agreement is reached in 1991 on a new constitution, the two rival armies emerge and they begin holding multiparty elections
Angola becomes and extension of the Cold War, but tensions were beginning to decrease.
Afghanistan War- 1979
The Soviet Union supported the Marxist-Leninist government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan while the United States supported the Mujahideen Resistance
On Dec 27th 1979 Soviet troops dressed in Afghanistan uniforms including KGB and special force officers occupied major governmental, military and media buildings in Kabul including their target the Tajbeg Presidential Palace. The Soviets began to suffer because of they couldn’t control the opposition and the country of Afghanistan and the damaged it has caused the Soviet Union’s international standing and military morale.. It withdrew all troops May 15th 1988