FP 1952

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John Foster Dulles  (Ikes’ Secretary of State)– churchgoer – push back (roll back) Communist advances, “liberate captive people”  Also try to balance budget by reducing military spending.








Brinkmanship - The practice of threatening an enemy with massive retaliation for any aggression.


Containment - The blocking of another nation’s attempts to spread its influence especially the efforts of the U.S. to block the spread of Soviet influence starting in the late 1940s,

Massive Retaliation - Policies of both the U.S. & the Soviet Union to build up enough nuclear weapons in order to show that it could still destroy the other side, even if attacked first




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