Compare the flawed logic of the Iraq invasion and the Domino Theory of the Cold War to the IT bubble, the Y2K bug or the mortgage crisis.
What does TDT stand for?
TDT stands for The Domino Theory (band)
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We have 156 other meanings of TDT in our Acronym Attic
- Tactical Display Terminal
- Tag Data Translation
- Target Designator Transmitter
- Tasmanian Digital Television (Australia)
- Televisión Digital Terrestre (digital television type, Spain)
- Temple Daily Telegram (newspaper)
- Tentative Discharge Tomorrow
- Terminal Deoxynucleotidyl Transferase (biochemistry)
- Terrestrial Dynamical Time (obsolete form of TT)
- Test Data Team
Samples in periodicals archive:
Before the colonial period, Vietnamese heroes seem to have been exclusively those who resisted or even vanquished Chinese incursion (which makes you wonder where the domino theory which underpinned US involvement came from).
The theory at the time was called the domino theory whereby Henry Kissinger argued that if you did not stop communist at Hanoi then the influence of China would dominate the region and state after state would go red.
America was motivated by the domino theory, which held that the fall of Vietnam would lead to one communist victory after another throughout the world.
The domino theory takes over when the head of the chain, the house owner in this case, defaults on repayments; thousands did in the US when oil hit $100 a barrel and unemployment went up from four to five per cent.
He's not afraid to attack sacred cows and does his best to dispel myths such as the Domino Theory and the sins of Diem.
The domino theory of Communist expansion throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific was wrong.
Mention of the Domino Theory tends to draw blank stares from the under-40 set today.