Truman Doctrine was a policy of the United States to discontinue Soviet extension at the time of the Cold War. The then President of the United States, Harry S. Truman, promised to include socialism in Europe and encouraged the United States to shore up any country with both economic and military help if its strength was threatened by the Soviet Union or communism. The Truman Doctrine turned out to be the base of the foreign policy of the president and positioned the country in the role of worldwide policeman.
Harry S. Truman, the U.S. President told the assembly that it should be the policy of the country to support free citizens who are opposing, attempted defeat by outside pressures or by armed minorities. The president reasoned, as these totalitarian rules forced free individuals, they embodied a threat to global peace and the national safety of the country. Truman made the appeal among the Greek Civil War crisis. He disputed that if Turkey and Greece did not accept the aid that they immediately required, they would unavoidably fall to communism with serious consequences all through the area. Because Greece and Turkey were historic enemies, it was essential to assist both equally, although the threat to Greece was more urgent.
Britain had shored up Greece for years, but currently it was near insolvency and it was forced to decrease its involvement radically. Britain officially requested the United States to assume its role during February 1947 in supporting the Government of Greece.
The policy succeeded in earning the Republicans support, which controlled legislature and concerned with sending $400 million in American currency, but no armed forces, to the area. The cause was to put a stop to the Communist threat, and during 1952 both Turkey and Greece joined North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a military coalition that assured their safety.
The Truman Doctrine was unofficially extended to turn out to be the foundation of the Cold War policy of America all through Europe and all over the world. It shifted the foreign policy of the United States to the Soviet Union from a relaxation of stress to a policy of repression of Soviet expansion as advocated by the ambassador, George Kennan.
The Truman Doctrine underpinned the Cold War policy of the United States in Europe and all over the world. The Truman doctrine continued for the reason that it addressed a wider cultural uncertainty about modern life in the globalized world. It addressed the concern of Washington over the domino effect of communism, it facilitated a media-receptive presentation of the policy that won the bipartisan support, and it activated the economic power of America to update and stabilize unbalanced regions devoid of direct military interference. It brought country-building activities and reconstruction programs to the head of foreign strategy.
The Truman Doctrine turned out to be a symbol for emergency help to keep a country from communist control. Truman employed disease imagery not only to communicate the logic of impending calamity to the increase of communism, but he also used to create a metaphorical vision of including it through extending a defensive shield around non-communist nations all over the world.