Landon Follows 5-09-19 History#44: Aim - Why did cooperation between the former Allied powers break down? Q.O.D - Imagine you are a leader of the Soviet Union or the USA during WWII. To keep the balance of power in your nation’s favor, you want to gain as many allies as possible. How would you gain the support of the nations in Africa, Asia and the Americans who are currently neutral. Ans - I would trade with different countries, also support certain countries with either military or land. Also cause Misinformation, or to also take a person out, also you could frame the leader for a crime. Spread propaganda, by either funding rebels to try to overthrow the government, you can also bribe leaders.