Foreign Intervention in the Spanish Civil War
The outbreak of the Civil War in July 1936 revealed that Spain was threatened with anarchy; at the same time the international system could also be described as one of anarchy. The five Great Powers with the greatest interest in Spain — Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union — all pursued different and mutually conflicting policies.
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