Written Assignment: The Cold War and Presidential Doctrines
Due Week 7 and worth 300 points
Select a president from the table, “Presidents and Their ‘Doctrines,’” in Roskin, Chapter 4. Then write at least a six-eight-page paper on the doctrine that president used according to Roskin. Your research must include at least seven credible sources, apart from your textbook. Your paper must address the following:
1. Fully define a doctrine and identify why the president of your choice announced a doctrine while he was in office.
2. Describe the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
3. Describe the effect that the presidential doctrine has had on regional or global affairs since it was announced during the Cold War.
4. Cite at least seven reputable sources, excluding Wikipedia, encyclopedias, dictionaries, blogs and other material that does not qualify as reputable academic sourcework.