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Unformatted text preview: D. Gordon: Why will the US will prevail? 1. Learning 2. Ideology 3. Technology Thursday Lecture 2 I. Superpowers Foreign Policy Goals After WWII A. U.S. Goals Ambiguous and Universal 1. Maintain US international Involvement 2.Free and open markets B. Soviet Goals Concrete and territorial 1. Maintain control over sphere of influence II. Kennans view of soviet union A. Presciently Antagonistic B. Dual nature Expansionary but cautious III. The Greek civil war & the Truman doctrine a. Implication of the Truman doctrine 1. Established Anti communism as Basis of AFP 2. Established American Global Leadership 3. Set Precedent of US Intervention 4. Introduced Seeds of Domino Theory IV.Marshal Plan: Economic Side of Containment a. Curbing Domestic Attraction to Communism...
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course GOVT 312L taught by Professor Dennis during the Summer '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '11