As I'm not privy to White House documents, I'll have to go with what the government STATED was the primary goal...Containment of communism. The idea was that A) The U.S. would not invade communists countries, but they would do whatever it took to prevent communism to spread into other countries and B) Would use counter-intelligence to undermine the government of countries under the Soviet.
Type your answer here... Massive retaliation
what idea was the major justification for U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era?
The US foreign policy during the Cold War was the Truman Doctrine, which was to prevent the expansion of communism to new nations. In other words, containment.
Containment, opposition to communism.
the foreigan palicy goale changed the cold war by saving the farm animals and saving the army
the end of the cold war.
WARS AND COVERT OPERATIONS
Wars and Covert Operations
It was a policy of containment to stop communism.
Antiwar protests convinced U.S. leaders that voters did not support aggressive foreign policy.
Opening diplomatic relations with China
The geo-political goals were some of the conflicting goals in America during the Cold war.
The primary goal of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War was to deter the Soviet Union from direct aggression of any kind towards other nations, especially the West. Another important goal was to counter Communist takeovers of third-world (or other) nations through support of West-friendly governments, such as in Korea and in Vietnam.
It was affected because they needed food and the us helped them
Containment. VN & Korea were containment.
the cold war
one of the goals that has changed, is to take over the world. Now they wan't to take over the universe. Goals that have stayed the same include killing E.Ts
The prevention of communism from spreading to any additional territories
The Cold War (1945 - 1991)