Policies

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  • Created on: 03-05-15 10:38

NEW LOOK;

  • was a hardline approach to foreign policy 
  • its key features was that the Soviet Union were pursuing expansionist policies
  • use military means to contain communism 
  • by 1954, 12% of US GNP was spend on armaments
  • New Look would hope to reduce this percentage through a focus on nuclear arms

MASSIVE RETALIATION;

  • had been advocated by Dulles in 1952
  • implied a much greater reliance on nuclear weapons

BRINKMANSHIP;

  • the ability to get the verge without getting into war
  • not shying away

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