You show restraint. That fact that you don’t mention Victoria Nuland or Rosemont Seneca Partners in your discussion of the Ukraine for instance.
The old Soviet involved itself in Cuba and Central America and most in the USA called foul. In the first case it was almost cause for a war that no one on the planet would have been immune from. I remember sitting in grade school class watching black and white TV coverage, doing under the desk drills and eggbeater sirens.