By definition, political doctrine is  a policy, position or principle advocated, taught or put into effect concerning the acquisition and exercise of the power to govern or administrate in society. The term political doctrine is sometimes wrongly identified with political ideology. However, doctrine lacks the actional aspect of ideology. It is mainly a theoretical discourse, which refers to a coherent sum of assertions regarding what a particular topic should be Political doctrine is based on a rationally elaborated set of values, which may precede the formation of a political identity per se. It is concerned with philosophical orientations on a meta-theoretical level

Doctrine from Latin: doctrina, meaning teaching, instruction is a codification of beliefs or a body of teachings or instructions, taught principles or positions, as the essence of teachings in a given branch of knowledge or in a belief system. The etymological Greek analogue is catechism

  • The Sinatra Doctrine
  • The Monroe Doctrine
  • The Truman Doctrine 
  • Titoism
  • The Nixon Doctrine
  • The Begin Doctrine
  • The Reagan Doctrine
  • The Trump Doctrine
  • The Wargasm Doctrine
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