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Monroe Doctrine
1823 - European powers should no longer colonize the Americas or interfere with the affairs of sovereign nations located in the Americas
Roosevelt Corollary
US will now consider Latin America as an agency for expanding U.S. commercial interests in the region. US will use economic and military hegemony to become the dominant power in the Western Hemisphere
Truman Doctrine
Containment - United States will send any money, equipment, or military force to countries that were threatened by communism. In response to Greece and Turkey
Eisenhower Doctrine
United States would use armed forces upon request in response to imminent or actual aggression to the Middle East. The Middle East's security is in the national interests of the US
Kennedy Doctrine
Containment of Communism and the reversal of Communist progress in the Western Hemisphere (Latin America)
Johnson Doctrine
Domestic revolution in the Western Hemisphere would no longer be a local matter when communists attempt to take power. US will intervene to prevent communist revolution in Latin America
Nixon Doctrine
United States henceforth expected its allies to take care of their own military defense. Also - Twin Pillars policy of strengthening Iran and Saudi Arabia
Carter Doctrine
United States would use military force if necessary to defend its national interests in the Persian Gulf region. Triggered by Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
Reagan Doctrine
Oppose the influence of the Soviet Union by backing anti-communist guerrillas against the communist governments of Soviet-backed client states. Somewhat triggered by Afghanistan - aiding mujahideen to hurt Soviets
Clinton Doctrine
Interventionism to protect international peace and security
Bush Doctrine
Preventive/Preemptive war against potential aggressors before they are capable of mounting attacks against the United States