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1 RUNNING HEAD: UNIT II THE COLD WAR AND U.S. DIPLOMACY The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy [Writer Name] [Subject] [Date]
2 The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy Introduction The Ronald Reagan administration is renown has the most powerful government in the United States due to the effective strategy orchestration by the then President Reagan. The primary focus of this administration was to oppose the Soviet Union's influence on the cold war (Blessing, 2010). Under the Reagan doctrine, the strategy implementation gave support to these groups that resisted communism so as to reduce the Soviet effects of propagating democracy and capitalism in the areas impacted. The doctrine was widely implemented post world war two that started in 1947 at a time when the U.S was aligned to Greece and Turkey in an effort to eradicate Soviet powers. The dominant strategy by the Reagan doctrine showed significant purpose in many countries that lead to its adoption by Angola and Nicaragua, and its application was immense. According to the doctrine's advocates, the strategy served a role against the then "evil empire" demonstrated by the Soviet Union. Discussion The most common clash of the 20th century was the cold war. The conflict defined the core purpose of many countries for almost fifty years that cold war lasted. Though the cold war influenced many countries, the Soviet Union and the United States showcased one of the most powerful rival superpowers that for a long time held the whole world at a standstill. Reagan

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