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Unformatted text preview: why he was in office. According to his staff he had hand on the new key or button. What was the Nixon doctrine? The Nixon doctrine was to move some of the military burden to contain other allies. Nixon and Kissinger were looking for new ways to stop Soviet power through negotiations to calm tensions. How did Nixon attempt to get certain countries involved in the Vietnam peace process? The signing of the Geneva peace treaties in Paris was one of the ways to involve other countries. The United States stopped treating the Communists as an enemy and they opened relations with China. Nixon also sold surplus wheat to the Russians. How did he affect the nations he attempted to involve? The treaty affect it the surrounding countries and forced South Vietnam to accept the treaty and Nixon was not very popular with these countries....
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- Spring '09
- Vietnam War, Nixon Doctrine