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BRINKMANSHIP
ASSOCIATED WITH SECRETARTY OF STATE JOHN FOSTER DULLES; STRESSED THAT SOVIET AGRESSION WOULD BE MET BY MASSIVE NUCLEAR RETALLIATION; DULLES WAS OPPOSED TO SIMPLY CONTAINING THE USSR AND WANTED TO LIBERATE THE COUNTRIES UNDER SOVIET CONTROL
CONTAINMENT
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AFTER WWII TO RESTRAIN THE EXPANSION OF THE SOVIET UNION; IT WAS BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT THE USSR DOES NOT TAKE RISKS AND WOULD BACK DOWN IF THE FACED WITH DETERMINED OPPOSITION; THE POLICY WAS DEVELOPED BY FORIEGN SERVICE OFFICER GOERGE KENNAN IN 1947
DETENTE
POLICY TOWARD THE USSR DEVELOPED BY PRESIDENT NIXON AND HENRY KISSINGER FOCUSED ON EASING TENSIONS THROUGH NEGOTATIONS, PARTICULARLY ON ARMS REDUCTIONS -- THE FIRST STRATEGIC ARMS LIMIATION TREATY IN 1972 (SALT)
EISENHOWER DOCTRINE
THE U.S. WAS PREPARED TO USE FORCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST AGAINST AGGRESSION FROM ANY COUNTRY CONTROLLED BY THE USSR IN 1957
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
IN HIS FAREWELL ADDRESS IN 1961, EISENHOWER WARNED OF THE DANGER POSED BY A STRONG DEFENSE INDUSTRY AND THE ARMED FORCES; DESPITE HIS BACKGROUND, EISENHOWER WANTED TO CONTROL MILITARY SPENDING
SHUTTLE DIPLOMACY
KISSINGER'S DIPLOMATIC EFFORTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN EARLY 1974; LED TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF ISRALI TROOPS FROM THE WEST BACK OF THE SUEZ CANAL AND DISENGAGEMENT BETWEEN ISRAEL AND SYRIA ON THE GOLAN HEIGHTS
TRUMAN DOCTRINE
IN RESPONSE TO THE GREEK CIVIL WAR IN 1947, THE US PROVIDED ECONOMIC AND MILITARY AID TO BOTH GREECE AND TURKEY. THE US WOULD SUPPORT "FREE PEOPLES" AGAINST ARMED MINORITIES OR OUTSIDE PRESSURE
VIETNAMIZATION
PRESIDENT NIXON'S POLICY OF WITHDRAWING TROOPS FROM VIETNAM AND TURNING THE FIGHTING OVER TO THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE WITH MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF AMERICAN SUPPLIES