Focus Paper 15
After the WWII, United States and USSR were racing for the power attainment all around the world. The both parties had major and different concerns the USSR being concerned about their status and legitimization at international level and America fearful of USSR atomic emergence and power. The U.S was fearful of the communist Joseph Tyrrell and its spreader communism in U.S. it turned out it turned out into relationship of betrayal and enmity among the two. The soviet people adapted to expansionism in aster regions of Europe. It refuted the Americans and thus, for the security of U.S, the establishment of the strategy chosen by President Truman done. The strategy incorporated as foreign strategy was Containment.
In order to enact the strategy, the president Trumann aided the Western Europe through the Marshal plan. The plan aimed to fight against communism through the economic funding of Western Europe allies. The strategy of the rumen set the example of anti-communism here. The agenda of Soviet Union was to equate every nation in terms of economic and political power through communism. Trumann moved against it by funding $20 billion funding to European states. His motive was clever and his choice of copping the threat without starting battle was effective. The result of this move came out as the suppression of communism without staking a single American life.
The extension of the strategy was done by implementing Truman doctrine as the foreign policy in 1947. The idea of the implementation behind was to stop the imperialism at the time of cold war. The U.S secured the state and forces of Turkey and Greece by adopting the indirect pathway of during the armies of the two states in their battle. This strategy of Truman displayed the act of security against communism in the U.S.
The Containment strategy was soulful in the time of cold war. The strategy could not do much better eradicate the establishment of communist threat all over the world by the soviet. If the containment strategy was not implemented, the threat of bloody war and death tolls could have arisen in form of another war or nuclear attacks. Trumann ideology of anti-communism and policy of containment was the influential step in stopping the worldwide goal of communism by the Soviet Union. He did it within the limitation of American ideology and with the vision to save the lives of the Americans. The ideology was credible and Truman carried it well.
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