Counter Soviet American Foreign Policy
Truman Doctrine
defense strategy JFK implemented
Flexible Response
first major international crises – Cold War
Berlin Blockade
American initiative to aid Western Europe
Marshall Plan
Response to a series of moves the by the Soviet Union to enlarge its communist influence
Containment
to pursue a dangerous policy
Brinkmanship
theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries
Domino Theory
a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons
Arms Race
the name for the boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991
Iron Curtain
the easing of hostility or strained relations
Détente
nations under the influence and pressure of the Soviet Union
Satellite Nations
a doctrine of military strategy and in national security policy which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender
Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd president
Harry Truman
Famous Soviet Leader until 1953
Joseph Stalin
the _______ conference
Potsdam
cause of nuclear explosions
Atomic Bomb
War after WWII
Cold War
Supply drop in west Berlin
Berlin Airlift
General during Korean war
Douglas MacArthur
34th president
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Central Intelligence Agency
CIA
Different name Sinai War
Suez Crisis
First secretary of the Soviet Union Communist party
Nikita K