It hasn't. In fact it's growing,People are learning that communism isn't the godless and oppressive government they taught it was because of Stalin. Its practically the opposite to what Stalin enforced.
Why was the fear of communism growing in the late 1940s?
The fear of communism was growing in the late 1940s because Russia was expanding its military forces. It was also growing because it was so different than the American way of life. ...
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What was the US policy to stop the spread of Communism called?
"Containment" was the US policy used to attempt to stop the spread of communism. ...