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  • The Reagan Doctrine Of The Cold War

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    1981) The Reagan Doctrine was pivotal and made up one of the principal diplomatic policies of the United States executive branches administered during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. The Reagan doctrine had a global influence that enabled the push back the spread of the Soviet Union’s political views during the era of the Cold War. “While the doctrine lasted less than a decade, it was the centerpiece of United States foreign policy from the early 1980s until the end of the Cold War in 1991” (“Reagan

  • Truman Doctrine And The Soviet War

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    ntroduction: Bound by a common enemy, the US viewed Russia as a comrade during World War 2. It became popular for American propaganda to stress Russia’s similarity to America. Both were anti-imperialist and had a revolutionary past. However, the emphasis on sameness proved a temporary facade, a reaction to Soviet war efforts rather than a re-reprisal. At the end of the war, the American government (and its people by extension), no longer allies, returned to it’s original position of distrust of

  • Essay on The Just War Doctrine

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    War, in all its forms, is tragic. International law was created to establish some basis of rules to abide by—including war—and states have signed on to such a contract. The actions of states in this ever globalizing world are difficult to be controlled. The source of international law operates through the hands of the United Nations. The enforcement of the law occurs through reciprocity, collective action, and a display of international norms (Goldstein, p. 254). War in fact has been given a justification

  • The Christian Just-War Doctrine

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    “just-war’ doctrine originally was conceived by Saint Augustine and later was updated by Saint Thomas Aquinas and other schools of thought. The just-war doctrine provided a middle ground between the pacifist views of the early church and the unchecked use of force in God’s name, such as the Crusades. St. Augustine personally did not approve of war, however, claimed that God had given people the power to do battle for a good reason. He argued that Christians should not be ashamed to go to war to protect

  • Truman Doctrine And The Cold War

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    The Cold War was one of the most peculiar occurrences in human history, which endured almost fifty years and all those years was the dominant characteristic of international relations. It was a period of indirect confrontation between two, at the time(1945-1989), most powerfull countries in the world- the Soviet Union and the United States of America. However, there is no exact and precise date of the beginning of the war, as it started gradually, with the contribution of many different causes.

  • The Nine Doctrines of War Essay

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    Surprise The nine doctrines of war are intertwined and dependent on each other. The doctrines used in war are relative to the situation, which is always in flux. They must be used at the most precise time that is right for the situation. Each doctrine of war is vital, but one can never stand on its own. Speed and deception are often employed to further insure the desired effects. People use some form of deception every day. Whether they are playing some type of game, trying to win the love of their

  • The World War Doctrine And Concepts

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    Following the First World War doctrine and concepts became heavily scrutinized from both sides of the war. Several advocates attempted to initiate change based off of the countless lives that were lost during the war. Many advocates’ concepts were ignored during their time as they tried to change doctrine and organization; however, their ideas still managed to set the pace for the future. This essay will discuss the influences of J.F.C. Fuller, Liddell Hart, Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky,

  • Bush Doctrine: Threat And Preventive War

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    The Bush Doctrine developed in the aftermath of these attacks, which shocked American citizens and foreign policymakers alike. This grand strategy was communicated to the American public through President Bush’s public statements and the 2002 National Security Strategy. Robert Jervis outlines the four main pillars of the Bush Doctrine: 1. Democracy and Liberalism; 2. Threat and Preventive War; 3. Unilateralism; and 4. American Hegemony. Democracy and liberalism: “Democracy and

  • Essay on Just War Doctrine And The Gulf Conflict

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    Just War Doctrine and the Gulf Conflict      In evaluating US involvement in the Iraq conflict in terms of the Just War Doctrine - jus ad bellum and jus in bello - it is my opinion that the US adhered to the Doctrine in its entirety. The US acted justly both in its entering into the Gulf conflict (jus ad bellum) and in its conduct while in the conflict (jus in bello). To support this opinion I will individually address the co parts that constitute the Just War Doctrine and

  • The Truman Doctrine Was The Main Cause Of The Cold War

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    The developments of the Cold War is very well known to have originated from the two leaders, Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin. After the end of the Second World War, tension brought these leaders to hostile levels which later turned into another “global” war. Decisions made by those leaders such as the Truman Doctrine created by Harry Truman, the hidden nuclear secrets from Stalin, and lastly the aggressive behavior of Stalin during the Potsdam Conference after the British tried to limit their influence