Unformatted text preview: preemptive strike. That is the conflict in the movie. In the book, the US was more concerned over what the Soviets aimed to do, as they formulated their own goals after WWII. During the war, the Russians had played down talk of world revolution, which they knew the US found threatening, and as the struggle drew to a close, the Soviets still said little about world conquest. This fear is valid because the USSR and US were allies during WWII, and had supported each other throughout. If the USSR did indeed plan on world conquest, then they would turn in to enemies, and start another war. When the US knew of the Soviet’s intentions, they declared a cold war, where they executed several plans including the Truman Doctrine, The Marshall Plan, NATO, and NSC-68....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Pgking during the Spring '08 term at S.F. State.
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