What was the Reagan doctrine?
President Ronald Reagan orchestrated a doctrine which became known as the Reagan doctrine. It was developed to limit the influence of the USSR over the rest of the world.
Among other things, it called for the US to protect its interests abroad through the existence of a strong military. If they think you can successfully invade, they (other countries) are less likely to encroach on your interests abroad. Also the Reagan Doctrine called for obvious and open loyalty to allies.
The Fairness Doctrine was an FCC policy in the United States that forced broadcasters (TV and Radio) to present both sides of any issue with fairness and honesty, thus prohibiting the pundits that are so common today. This Fairness Doctrine was appealed by Mark S. Fowler who was appointed Chairman of the FCC by President Ronald Reagan. Even though presidential advisers told President Reagan that the Fairness Doctrine was the only thing saving him from…