Compose a 1000 words essay on Cold War and US Intervention in Latin America. Needs to be plagiarism free!
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The latter created an Eastern Bloc of countries, annexing them and designating them as Satellite countries. It was in fact these countries which later formulated the Warsaw Pact. United States, on the other hand adopted a policy of “containment” of communism, forming alliances with several countries, and eventually signing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. (LaFeber)
Communism was gaining rapid popularity immediately after the World War II. To check the spread of Communism, the then US President Harry S Truman, laid down a set of principles pertaining to the US foreign policy, which indirectly authorized the policy of containment of communism. Under the policies of this doctrine, the US intervened in the Civil War of Greece, in an attempt to prevent Greece’s falling to the Soviet Union. This intervention was followed by many similar ones to overthrow communist forces.