Cold War
Glossary
Defeated To lose or be beaten
Nm nautical mile (about 1.85 km)
IRBM Intermediate Range Ballistic Missiles
MRBM Medium Range Ballistic Missiles
Opportunist Taking advantage of any chance that comes along
Dissemination spreading
Surveillance Watching, spying
Hemisphere Half of the globe
Quarantine Isolating, usually to stop disease spreading
Clandestine secret
Imperialist Wanting to conquer other peoples to build an empire
Reaction, reactionary Enemies of Communists (who are usually revolutionaries)
Retrospect Looking back
Engendered created
Subversive Undermining the government
Attire Clothing
Genocide Mass killing
Anarchists People who held extreme political views and were opposed to almost any kind of government authority