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This was the name given to the policy of stopping the spread of Communism. The policy primarily relied on:
- Aid - to Anti-Communist regimes
- Trade - Access to markets for anti-communist regimes
- Propaganda - eg Voice of America, American culture, literature and Hollywood were all recruited to turn the Russkies in to baddies.
- Covert Operations - the CIA was vastly expanded to help regimes fight Communists