Truman Doctrine

Overveiw of the Truman Doctrine

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  • Truman Doctrine
    • Set up in 1947 when British forces were pulling out of Greece and Turkey
    • Greece and Turkey were very poor and under threat from becoming communist
    • Part of the US policy of containment
    • Sent $400Million to Greece and $100Million To Turkey
    • Aid in both money and also military support
    • Named after President Truman

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