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George F. Kennan

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George F. Kennan

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In the 1940s, George Kennan developed the "containment” strategy to isolate the Soviet Union and limit the spread of communism. Containment would become the prevailing American foreign policy for decades, influencing U.S. involvement in Korea, Vietnam and Eastern Europe.

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    From 1945 until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, U.S. presidents and politicians developed strategies to limit the spread of communism.

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