Definition of Truman doctrine
1. Noun. President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology.
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Literary usage of Truman doctrine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"Kennan's Long Telegram probably helped to inspire Truman's enunciation of the Truman doctrine before Congress less than a year later, on March 12, 1947. ..."
2. The Imperial Temptation: The New World Order and America's Purpose by Robert W. Tucker, David C. Hendrickson (1992)
"At the time, a number of critics insisted that the Truman doctrine, ... What was once said of the Truman doctrine is said again today of the new world order ..."
3. Heave 'Em Out: Phase Three by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"The Truman doctrine marked a watershed because, once America had thrown ... On June 5, less than three months after the announcement of the Truman doctrine, ..."
4. Right V. Might: International Law and the Use of Force by Louis Henkin (1991)
"3 These words— which came to be known as the Truman doctrine—were used to support his request for aid to Greece and Turkey, which were then on the verge of ..."
5. Sea-Changes: American Foreign Policy in a World Transformed by Nicholas X. Rizopoulos (1990)
"The Truman doctrine expressed these two aspects of containment, that of organizing power and that of vindicating purpose. In its refusal to distinguish ..."
6. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"It was signed in an historical matrix shaped by the Truman doctrine and the ... through the Truman doctrine and the Marshall Plan, to the containment of ..."