In 1953 the CIA organized restore the power of the pro American Shah of Iran.In 1956 , British and French forces attack Egypt to regain control of the canal Eisenhower persuaded his NATO allies to withdraw from Egypt.
Eisenhower acted to combat further Soviet influence in the Middle East. The president announced the Eisenhower Doctrine. This policy stated that the United States would use force. Doctrine was used in 1958 to justify landing troops.