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2The Reagan DoctrineAnswer:-The Reagan Doctrine was one of the most important political strategies implemented bythe U.S. administration under the presidency of Ronald Reagan. The doctrine was such a politicalstrategy that was formulated by the Reagan administration to prevent the spread of the globalinfluence of the Soviet Union’s political ideology and hegemony during the Cold War era and“While the doctrine lasted less than a decade, it was the centerpiece of United States foreignpolicy from the early 1980s until the end of the Cold War in 1991” (“Reagan Doctrine”, n.d.).The doctrine rendered some particular negative effects but just like any other popular politicaldoctrine, the Reagan Doctrine also had some positive effects and it was due to the amalgamationof the pros and cons that the Reagan Doctrine was able to make a place in the history of worldpolitics. President Reagan’s primary objective was to restrict and confine the Soviet politicalpower and through the formulation of his doctrine, the President tried to support thosedemocratic nations across the globe that were willing to put a fight against the spread of Sovietcommunism and it can be said that by supporting the “freedom fighters” (those who, accordingto Reagan, opposed the communism instigated by Soviet Union), the Reagan administrationtried to prevent the communist ideology proposed and nurtured by Soviet Union from spreadingto different nations of the world (“Feb 6, 1985: The “Reagan Doctrine” is announced”, n.d.). Butit must be noted that Reagan’s inclination toward formulating a presidential doctrine was actually

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