Did the US policy of containment cause the Cold War?
The point of the Containment Policy was for the United States during the Cold War to keep Communism from spreading. Also if they failed then the domino effect would occur and eventually, more and more countries would fall to Communism. This is the reason the USA fought in the Vietnam War and the Korean War.
This containment policy was initially designed to aid all of the European nations that experienced damage during world war 2 but it was rejected by soviet union?
It was called the 'cold' war because it never erupted into actual war or fighting between Russia and its allies and the US and its allies. But closely linked to the Cold War was the USA's "Containment policy" drawn up by president Truman in the late Fourties. This policy held that Communism must be contained to only the countries were it was in power at the time. It was this policy that in the Fifties…