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Cold War in Asia and the Middle East
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Click here to print (PDF file). Answer Key 1. D - Mao Zedong 2. C - Korea 3. Kim Il-sung 4. Douglas MacArthur 5. MacArthur challenged Truman's authority by attempting to orchestrate public support for bombing China and assisting an invasion of the mainland by Chiang Kai-shek's forces 6. B - Dwight Eisenhower 7. Israel 8. Answers will vary 9. Answers will vary 10. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
 
 
 
 
While seeking to prevent Communist ideology from gaining further adherents in Europe, the United States also responded to challenges elsewhere. In China, Americans worried about the advances of Mao Zedong and his Communist Party. During World War II, the Nationalist government under Chiang Kai-shek and the Communist forces waged a civil war even as they fought the Japanese. Chiang had been a war-time ally, but his government was hopelessly inefficient and corrupt. American policy makers had little hope of saving his regime and considered Europe vastly more important...
 
 
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