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The US's goals were to stop Communism from spreading to other countries and to control or stop the military threat of Soviet Union and Communist China. This meant that the US had to have a military power and arsenal that was equal to or better than that of those countries.

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They believed in the domino theory. They thought that if one country fell tocommunism, the surrounding countries would also. The US wanted to stop it.

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