What was the Point Four Plan (US)?

Introduction The Point Four Program was a technical assistance programme for “developing countries” announced by United States President Harry S. Truman in his inaugural address on 20 January 1949. It took its name from the fact that it was the fourth foreign policy objective mentioned in the speech. Refer to Marshall Plan. Background By 1947… Read More


What was the Mutual Security Agency (US)?

Introduction The Mutual Security Agency (1951-1953) was a US agency to strengthen European allies of World War II through military assistance and economic recovery. Brief History The Mutual Security Agency was established by the passing of the Mutual Security Act by the United States Congress on 10 October 1951. The purpose of the agency was,… Read More