America's Foreign Policy

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Foreign Policy, is government’s strategy in dealing with other nations, designed to achieve national objectives. America’s Foreign Policy is determined how America, conducts relations with other nations around the world. It is designed to achieve certain goals. It shows the power to protect and project America’s national interests around the world in political, economic, military, and ideological areas. America’s Foreign Policy today covers a wide range of functions and issues. It includes establishing and maintaining diplomatic relations with other countries and international organizations, peacekeeping functions, such as working with allies to assure regional and international security, furthermore, it covers a range of international economic…show more content…
Maximist Foreign Policy is who advocates extremist views or radical action to secure a social or political goal. United States as the most powerful economic power, changed its foreign policy dramatically after The World War II. United States maximized by taking the lead in founding the United Nations. It invested billions of dollars through the Marshall Plan. It created a system of alliances, including the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations (NATO). In otherwise minimizing is to reduce to the smallest degree or represent at lowest importance. World War I engaged the United States in European affairs, but after the war, a wave of isolationist feeling swept the county. As WWI as WWII United States was in “the turtle” minimizing, now that, U.S. needed to be in the war. An example of American Foreign Policy would be the Cold War. The Cold War began at the end of the World War II and at the YALTA Conference, when it failed to reach a firm consensus for a settlement in Europe. The reasons of the war were that the Allies wanted a security system in which democratic governments were in contact to resolve their problems peacefully. However, the Soviets believed that their government system should remain within the borders…show more content…
The three most important examples of doctrine during The Cold War and at its end were, Truman Doctrine, Reagan Doctrine, and Bush Doctrine. The Truman Doctrine was the doctrine that the United States Government provided economic aid in order to contain and prevent spreading communism. One example of this is when Truman approved 400 million in economic aid to Greece and Turkey. The Truman Doctrine had a theory, the countries were dominos, of one country falls in communism, the others will fall as well. That is why the U.S. backed South Vietnam against forces wanting a communist government, keeping containment. The Reagan Doctrine is about how it is focused in Central America, especially in El Salvador, and Nicaragua because they are closer to the United States. Cuba was sending forces into Central America to take control. Reagan believed that supporting guerrilla groups fighting to overthrow communist or pro-soviets governments. In 1979, Soviets invaded Afghanistan, Reagan sent $570 millions in aid and supplies. Therefore, United States was sending indirectly troops, weapons, and money to prevent spread the communism in those regions. Finally, the Bush Doctrine, is the one that simply says “You’re with us, or against us”. In other words, if you are against us, then you are a terrorist. Bush Doctrine states that if you harbor or give aid to terrorist groups,
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