Origins of the Cold War in the Middle East
Lecture no. 5 from the course: The U.S. and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11
Taught by Professor Salim Yaqub | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Three Cold War crises culminate in the issuing of the Truman Doctrine—which would guide U.S. Cold War policy for a generation—while the evolution of U.S.-Saudi relations produces a formal pledge to defend that nation from possible Soviet attack.