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Unformatted text preview: communism throughout the worldwide. The first person to acknowledge that the Soviets were a threat was the British wartime prime minister, Winston Churchill. He delineated the new world order and perceived threat posed by the Soviet Union when he declared in 1946, that Soviet imperialism had drawn an iron curtain across the continent of Europe. The conflict had gotten worse when Great Britain could no longer support Turkey and Greece. To stop the Soviets from becoming part of the communist movement, President Truman decided to scare the country to get money to provide $4oo million in military and economic aid. This act became known as the Truman Doctrine....
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