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"A new kind of war" : America's global strategy and the Truman Doctrine in Greece
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ISBN: 0195113853 9780195113853 9780198021469 0198021461 1280529482 9781280529481 019535429X 9780195354294 142940129X 9781429401296 Year: 1997 Publisher: New-York : Oxford University Press,

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America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a ""victory"" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became the battlefield for a new kind of war--one that included the use of guerrilla warfare, propaganda, war in the shadows, terror tactics and victory based on outlasting the enemy. It was also a test before the world of America's resolve to protect the principle of self-de

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