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What was the Eisenhower Doctrine?

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March 21, 2018 7:26AM

The

Eisenhower Doctrine

, given in a message to the United States Congress on January 5,

1957, was the

foreign policy

of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The doctrine stated that

the

United States

would use armed forces upon request in response to imminent or

actual aggression to the United States. Furthermore, countries that

took stances opposed to Communism would be given aid in various

forms.


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