Eisenhower's Foreign policy

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Dwight D Eisenhower's Foreign Policy

Dwight D Eisenhower inherited a nation ravaged by depression and two decades of war including World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Eisenhower intended to end The Korean War and create a time of peace. The United States under the Eisenhower administration developed what was designed to be an aggressive policy in which the United States would uses "massive retaliation  and "liberation  tactics to discourage Communist interference in American affairs. This policy was called the "policy of boldness  by Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles (Bailey, Cohen, and Kennedy 918). The foundations of the "policy of boldness  rested in the prevention of the spread of Communism, the liberation of nations suffering from Communism, deferred funding from Armed forces to nuclear weaponry, and war as a last resort. The Eisenhower administrations based their foreign policy on the principles aforementioned in "policy of boldness  as seen in the actions taken during the Suez Crisis, Castro's revolt, and the fall of Dienbeinphu.

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