Eisenhower Doctrine


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Eisenhower Doctrine


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1957 A US initiative to limit USSR influence in the Middle East by economic and military aid.
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GCC countries want renewal of the Eisenhower doctrine on the basis of a written agreement, ensuring US military participation to defend them.
This left him with little choice but to declare the Eisenhower Doctrine, which embraced American responsibility to prop up pro- Western rulers (Hahn 2006, 39).
Eisenhower proposed assistance to countries to help them resist Communist aggression in what became known as the Eisenhower Doctrine.
There are six chapters: Syria in its environment; coups and covert action, 1949; the Shishakli era, 1949-54; Syria between Nasser and the West, 1954-56; battling the Eisenhower Doctrine, 1957-58; the United Arab Republic, 1958-61.
war diplomacy: After Truman sent troops to Korea following the North's invasion of the South, his successor pronounced the Dwight Eisenhower Doctrine of lending military assistance to those nations who fear communist insurgency or threat and who request help.
Just a few months later, in January 1957, Eisenhower made a speech that launched what would become known as the Eisenhower Doctrine, pledging the United States to secure the region, and its interests, against communist aggression.
Chamoun chose close alignment with the West led by the US and was the only Arab Head of State to come out in open support of the Eisenhower Doctrine in 1957 (this would be the subject of a separate forthcoming article in this series).
Five of the book's chapters are preoccupied directly or indirectly with Nasser including discussion of the 1956 Suez War, the Eisenhower Doctrine which addressed Nasser's erosion of traditional Arab monarchies, and the 1967 Six-Day War that so discredited pan-Arabism and Nasser that ideological room was made for Islamist radicalism.
Eisenhower was in office during this historical juncture and many people may recall the Eisenhower Doctrine, delivered as a message to Congress on Jan.
Containing Arab Nationalism: the Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East.
Policy toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1945-1961 (Chapel Hill, 2004); Salim Yaqub, Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East (Chapel Hill, 2004); and Matthew Connelly, A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era (New York, 2002).
America's Eisenhower Doctrine that 'you're either for us or against us as we fight Communism' pushed several Arab states into Moscow's grip, resulting in stifling five-year economic plans and total state control.