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‘New Look’ Policy Notes

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‘New Look’ Policy Revision

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'New Look' Policy


 Eisenhower:
 Fiercely anti-communist
 Believed in Face to face diplomacy
 Acknowledged Soviet Sphere- (Roll back was rhetoric)
 As a military man was aware of military capabilities
 John Dulles:
 Called communism Godless
 Felt containment was defensive wanted roll back
 Advocated massive retaliation
 Features of the New Look policy
 Massive Retaliation- Jan 1954- use of nuclear threats and rely less on conventional weapons
 Brinkmanship- Getting to the verge of war and hoping the other backs down
 Covert Operations- 1953- CIA & U2 Spy Planes
 Domino Theory- 1954- Prompted SEATO
 Eisenhower Doctrine- Halt communism in Middle Easteconomic and military aid from the US

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