Foeign Affairs Essay

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Foeign Affairs My personal view on this issue is that America should pay equal attention to both domestic and foreign affairs. You cannot just focus on one without the other because they intermingle into the same issue. For instance, America’s businesses have branched out all across the world and if those places of business are not ensured safety then both the economy of that particular country as well as our own is affected. Adding onto that, America is not a self-sufficient country. We have to import oil, food, and much of our merchandise. The days of when Americans worked in sweatshops is long gone, for we now usually rely on overpopulated and underdeveloped countries to do the dirty work.

Internally, America has a very strange
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Do people actually believe that somebody can be content with a minimum wage job their whole lives? It’s not a matter of these people making the right decision, because they don’t have one. It seems as though the lower classes of people would rise above by working harder, but why should they be forced to do so? It is my personal beliefs as a socialist and as a subjective viewer of the dilemmas facing today’s youth that “tough luck” is not the solution to poverty. Not only have we become inhumane in our “paper chasing”, but the very spirit of being rich would turn brother against brother. Yet while we have major problems with somebody dabbling in drugs, there is no evil in our life’s purpose to “succeed” in being better than others? Externally, America is now shoving our moral, economic, and political beliefs down the throats of the world’s countries. To some extent we should be involved in terms of protecting human rights. Hence the brutality which we have not interfered with in Afghanistan. Even the Soviet Union before it’s breakup warned the Afghan’s to cease their medieval practices.

The United States had direct information about the persecution of the Jewish community in Germany, yet did nothing until we we’re directly involved in the war. We even regulated Jewish immigration pre-war. When human rights are violated, America doesn’t care unless it affects the almighty dollar sign. Which is

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