The domino theory was a theory prominent from the 1950s to the 1980s, that
speculated that if one country in a region came under the influence of
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Domino theory, also called Domino Effect, theory in U.S. foreign policy after
World War II stating that the “fall” of a noncommunist state to communism would ...
Domino theory definition, a theory that if one country is taken over by an
expansionist, especially Communist, neighbor, party, or the like, the nearby
nations will ...
Domino Theory Principle, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954. Public Papers of the
Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954, p. 381- 390 ...
Dec 3, 2013 ... Domino Theory came from the notion of “containment” that governed American
foreign policy from late 1940s until 1980s. It was basically said ...
May 7, 2011 ... The domino theory was the basis for the United States strategy of containment,
and the reason for entering the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War ...
The Domino Theory - the idea communism was an aggressive force spreading
from one nation to the next - shaped Western foreign policy during the Cold War.
"You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will
happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly". -- President Dwight D.
Some authors have commented on the rise in the 1960s of the "psychological
domino theory," a belief that the danger of allowing South Vietnam or Laos to go