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    What were the actions of the Soviet Union that should have concerned us? Did we have some actions that should have concerned them, too?

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    The fundamental purpose of the Truman doctrine was to protect US interests by preventing the spread of communism, which was supported by the Soviet Union. The actions of the Soviet Union that should have concerned westerners was the fact that they were providing support to communist political movements in Greece and Turkey during their civil war from 1946-1949. If those two ...

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