The Cold War [1945-1991]: An Ideological Struggle

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The Cold War [1945-1991]: An Ideological Struggle Soviet & Eastern Bloc Nations ["Iron Curtain"] US & the Western Democracies GOAL  "Control" of Communism & the inevitable crumple of the Communist world. [ George Kennan ] GOAL  spread overall Communism METHODOLOGIES: Espionage [KGB versus CIA] Arms Race [nuclear escalation] Ideological Competition for the brains and hearts of Third World people groups [Communist govt. & charge economy versus majority rule govt. & industrialist economy]  "intermediary wars" Bi-Polarization of Europe [NATO versus Warsaw Pact]

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The Division of Berlin

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The Bipolarization of Europe

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George Kennan ["X Article"] : CONTAINMENT Goals Means Actual Application Restoration of the adjust of force Encouragement of fearlessness in countries debilitated by Soviet extension. Long haul program of U.S. financial help [Marshall Plan] Exploitation of pressures in universal socialism. Collaboration with socialist administrations; [supporting Titoism in Yugoslavia] Reduction of Soviet capacity to extend outside power.

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George Kennan ["X Article"] : CONTAINMENT Goals Means Actual Application Modification of the Soviet idea of global relations. Arranging settlement of remarkable contrasts. Utilizing "carrots & sticks'; containing Germany with a grasp and Russia at a manageable distance.

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National Defense Budget [1940-1964]

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Korean War [1950-1953]

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Korean War [1950-1953] Kim Il-Sung Syngman Rhee "Domino Theory"

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The Shifting Map of Korea [1950-1953]

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