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1Running Head: THE REAGAN DOCTRINETHE REAGAN DOCTRINEName:Institution:
2THE REAGAN DOCTRINEThe Reagan DoctrineThe Reagan Doctrine is regarded as the most critical political strategy implementedwith the supervision of the United States within the administration of Ronald Reagan(Princeton, n.d.). This doctrine happened to be a policy strategy that developed with thesupervision of Ronald Reagan to stop the propagation of the Soviet Union’s politicalideologies and its impact in the world. The Reagan Doctrine was also meant to stop thedomination Soviet Union’s political ideologies over the years of Cold Wars. During this time,the Reagan Doctrine happened to be the core of the a rarer political strategy of the unitedstates in the 1980s, for a period of about 10 years, before the cold war struggle came to anend (Princeton, n.d.). Like any other political strategy of the modern time, the ReaganDoctrine brought about several side effects to the society. The Reagan Doctrine, thus, led toseveral outcomes that are a combination of both the advantages and disadvantages. As aresult, the Reagan Doctrine has the potential has the capacity to influence politics withindifferent nations in the world.The primary objective of President Ronald Reagan through this doctrine was tocontrol and curb the political power of the politics of the Soviet Union. In this strategy,President Reagan at supporting democratic nations across the globe that were against Sovietcommunism and were willing to fight against the spread of Soviet communism. These nationsthat were fighting communism in the Soviet were regarded as “freedom fighters”. As the“freedom fighters” were supported, the Reagan administration tried to prevent the communistideology developed and nurtured by the Soviet Union from spreading to different nations ofthe world (History.com, n.d.). The inclination of President Ronald Reagan towardsformulating a presidential doctrine was a result of several events that were taking place indifferent parts of the world. Many nations in the world, such as Afghanistan and Nicaragua,