What was the Truman Doctrine?
- American policy which meant that the USA began to proide countries who were under threat of Communist takeover with money, equipment and advice
- This policy was announced by Harry Truman on March 12th, 1957
- Truman wanted to ensure that Communism wouldn't spread further than east Europe.
- The policy became known as containment
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How did this cause tension?
Stalin saw this as an attack on Communism so this caused tension.
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