|Statement||by Francis F. Lincoln.|
|LC Classifications||HC295 .L55|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 201 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||201|
|LC Control Number||76383819|
United States Aid to Greece: By Francis F. Lincoln Reviewed By William Diebold, Jr. Aid to Greece and Turkey: The Truman Doctrine. Ma The gravity of the situation which confronts the world today necessitates my appearance before a joint session of the Congress. The foreign policy and the national security of this country are involved. concerns Greece and Turkey. The United States . By early , however, Britain, which had spent ₤85 million in Greece since , could no longer afford this burden; U.S. President Harry S. Truman announced that the United States would step in to support the government of Greece against Communist pressure. That began a long and troubled relationship between Greece and the United on: Greece. Truman Doctrine On Ma , in an address to Congress, President Harry S. Truman declared it to be the foreign policy of the United States to assist any country whose stability was threatened by communism. His initial request was specifically for $ million to assist both Greece and Turkey.
Great Britain, however, was also financially strapped from World War II, and on Febru , it informed the United States that it was no longer able to financially sustain its operations in Greece. If the United States wanted to halt the spread of Communism into Greece. More information about Greece is available on the Greece Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-GREECE RELATIONS. The United States appointed its first Consul to Greece in , following Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Empire, and established diplomatic relations with Greece . Material aid to Greece Captain Jonathan P. Miller returned to the United States in and through the efforts of the Greek Philhellenic Committee of New York, he was able to collect $17, worth of various relief supplies, which he took back to Greece . Truman Doctrine committed the United States to a foreign policy based on Kennan's strategy of containment. Truman hoped to stop the spread of communism, limiting the system to countries in .
United States economic and military aid to Greece and Turkey: the Truman Doctrine 1 1. For previous documentation on these subjects, see Foreign Relations, , vol. vii, pp. 88 – , passim, and . The following is a chapter from “America Calling,” a forthcoming book written, researched and edited by Gregory C. Pappas about the American response to Greece’s role during World War II. In great photographic detail, the book will depict the response of the American media, entertainment, general public and business community to Greece. A. asserted it was the obligation of the United States to support free peoples around the world. B. assumed the Soviet Union would continually attempt a global expansion of its authority. C. was originally invoked to provide aid to Greece . The United States has devoted substantial funds to enhance Polish military facilities and sustain the U.S. troop presence in Poland via the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI). In March .