America Enters the Cold War provides a succinct and insightful analysis of the foreign policy decisions which shaped America's
early involvement in the Cold War. In focusing on key documents and detailing the ideological foundations of U.S. foreign
policy, Kevin Grimm situates the events of the early Cold War in the context of postwar American history. Including the full
text of primary source documents such as the Long Telegram, the Truman Doctrine, and NSC-68, this text provides an essential
overview of this period for students of the Cold War, diplomatic history, and twentieth-century US history and foreign policy.