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Truman doctrine

Truman doctrine Definition : was an international relations policy set forth by the U.S. President Harry Truman in a speech[1] on March 12, 1947, which stated that the U.S. would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent them from falling into the Soviet sphere.[2] Illustration : Example : Harry Truman asked for million of dollars to provide for the soviet union.Characteristics : They helped economically to provide army and self protection.

Marshall planDefinition :was the American initiative to aid Europe, in which the United States gave economic support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to prevent the spread of Soviet Communism.Illustration :Example : Gave resources for rebirth. Characteristics : Help build up what the soviet union had lost.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATIONDefinition: also called the (North) Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external partyIllustration:

CUBAN MISSILE CRISISBAY OF PIGSSPACE RACEIllustration : Definition : was a mid-to-late 20th century competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US) for supremacy in space exploration.

ARMS RACEIllustration :Definition : in its original usage, is a competition between two or more parties to have the best armed forces. Each party competes to produce larger numbers of weapons, greater armies, or superior military technology in a technological escalation

McCarthyismIllustration :Definition : is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism

HOUSE OF UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEEIllustration: Definition : was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives. It was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties.

POLICY OF DTENTEDefinition : The term is often used in reference to the general easing of the geo-political tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States which began in 1969, as a foreign policy of U.S. presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford called dtente; a 'thawing out' or 'un-freezing' at a period roughly in the middle of the Cold War. Illustration :

PEACE THROUGH STRENTHIllustration :Definition : is an ancient phrase and concept implying that strength of arms is a necessary component of peace

STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVEIllustration :Definition : was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983,[1] to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

SOLIDARITY MOVEMENTIllustration :Definition : It was founded in 2001 by Ghassan Andoni, a Palestinian activist; Neta Golan, an Israeli activist; Huwaida Arraf, a Palestinian-American; and George N. Rishmawi, a Palestinian activist. Adam Shapiro, an American, joined the movement shortly after its founding and is also often considered one of the founders.