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Running head: CURRENT EVEN AND U.S. DIPLOMACY 1 Current Events and U.S. Diplomacy Jenna Williams Strayer University Professor Ellison POL 300 December 6, 2016
SOCIAL PERFORMANCE OF ORGANIZATIONS 2 Current Events and U.S. Diplomacy What is a presidential doctrine? It is basically an outline of goals for the current President of the United States, in which regards his objectives to the foreign affairs. Usually when a president announces a doctrine it is because they are in the process of trying to achieve a strategy that will help a country or region. With that being said, they want to know what the key objectives are, or more so what the goals are for the country. There are several presidents who have formulated their own doctrines such as, Ronald Reagan, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and ect. Furthermore, the doctrine of Ronald Reagan to me is more remarkable than the others that were taken into consideration. The Reagan Doctrine and the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan Those who are familiar with the doctrine of Ronald Reagan, also know the doctrine as the Reagan Doctrine. Ronald Reagan was the 40 th president of the United States. In the year of 1985, President Ronald Reagan took a pledge in regards of his support for anti-communist revolutions, moreover, became known as the Reagan Doctrine (History, 2016). The Reagan Doctrine was to be a strategy that was eventually orchestrated and implemented by the United States, furthermore; was under the Reagan Administration to oppose the global influence of the Soviet Union during the Cold War (Staff, 2009). The Reagan Doctrine was ultimately the foundation for foreign policy of the United States that continued until the end of the Cold War in 1991 (Concepts.org, 2016). Also, the Reagan Doctrine served as a basis for the support of the freedom fighters (Staff, 2009). The freedom fighters were those who were in support of fighting against the spread of Soviet communism and also those who were willing to fight as well. Reagan stated that, “We must stand by our allies and not lose faith with those who are risking their lives on

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