USA Policies

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 24-05-15 16:08


  • created in 1953 by Eisenhower
  • he wanted to roll back the advances of communism abroad
  • the policy was to contain the Soviet Union and win back any territory lost
  • originally divised by Dulles, the policy proposed the use of nuclear weapons/technology
  • there was also an emphasis on new/cheaper weaponry to reduce military spending - focusing on nuclear warfare
  • between 1953 and 1958, there were several CIA covert operations, like Iran and Guatemala



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