The drive behind American Policy during the Cold War was concerned with National Security, Ideological concerns focusing on democracy, and economical structure of American capitalism and World economy. During the final days of World War II these would take on separate degrees of importance to American policy.
"When Truman assumed the presidency after Roosevelt's death, he quickly took a belligerent stance toward the Soviet Union." Truman used tactics he referred to as "tough
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