Key Issue Two

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  • Key Issue Two
    • NSC 68
      • Document which increased the military budget for the USA in 1950
    • Defensive Perimeter 1950
      • Aimed to ensure the security of Asia - mainland Korea left out though
    • WWII
      • USSR liberated the North of Korea (Kim Il Sung), USA liberated the South (Syngman Rhee)
    • Causes of Korean War
      • Soviet nuclear bomb
      • Threat of China and the threat of Chinese/USSR relations
      • NSC 68
      • Wished to protect Japan
      • 'Red Scare'
      • Support South Korea
    • Course of Korean War
      • 1 - First Response
      • 2 - Rollback
      • 3 - China
      • 4 - War of Attrition
    • UN
      • Truman asked UN for assistance, 'Police Action' granted
        • USSR could have vetoed UN intervention in Korea - but had boycotted in protest of China's inability to join
    • Aftermath of Korean War
      • Peace Treaty July 1953 - split at 58th parallel

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