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Containment and the cold war

Thomas G. Paterson

Containment and the cold war

American foreign policy since 1945.

by Thomas G. Paterson

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Massachusetts .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Thomas G Paterson.
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First, a leading problem with the US policy of containment is that it has been repeatedly measured retrospectively and ‘propagandistically’ (although understandably so) with the alleged Western “victor” . And for those of us who were writing Cold War history while the Cold War was still going on, there was a special problem: we were attempting to chronicle an event without knowing its outcome. My book .

  When Strategies of Containment was first published, the Soviet Union was still a superpower, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, and the Berlin Wall was still 5/5(1). The Cold War () "Looking Zooks in the eye" Truman's Policy of Containment, the theory the communist governments would eventually fail; keep them from spreading until then.

US Containment Policy: The Cold War Presidents There were nine Presidents who served during the Cold War era between - The names of the Cold War Presidents were Harry Truman, . John Lewis Gaddis, Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy List: 20th Century. Subjects: Cold War, Containment, Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, .


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Students of the Cold War and the US policy process will find much of interest here as Garthoff describes his life at the top of the American foreign policy establishment." Mike Bowker, University of East Cited by:   Containment was a foreign policy of the United States of America, introduced at the start of the Cold War, aimed at stopping the spread of Communism and keeping it "contained" and isolated.

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This policy, known as containment, a term suggested by its principal framer, George Kennan, resulted in the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan, as well as in the decision to make the western zones of.

The Cold War: Containment. By the time World War II ended, most American officials agreed that the best defense against the Soviet threat was a strategy called “containment.”. The author will tell you the purpose behind the book's writing -- "this is the book I wanted to write." John Lewis Gaddis's preface to "The Cold War: A New History" does just that.

Gaddis, a 5/5(5). The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is.

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The Cold War defined the political role of the United States in the post–World War II world: by the U.S. held military alliances with 50 countries, and hadtroops posted abroad in dozens of.

In many ways, the Cold War began even before the guns fell silent in Germany and in the Pacific in Suspicion and mistrust had defined U.S.-Soviet relations for decades and resurfaced as soon as the .Lippmann wrote a book, called “The Cold War,” inattacking Kennan and containment, on the assumption that the X article, which appeared four months after Truman’s speech, was meant as Author: Louis Menand.

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