Essays Tagged: "american foreign policy"

American Involvement in Iraq and its Consistency with Canadian Foreign Policy

ern world regarding the possible impending crisis betweenthe United States of America and Iraq. The American position, presented by President GeorgeW. Bush and his cabinet, has been at the forefront o ... h is either for or against any kind of military action to be taken by the UnitedStates against Iraq.American Foreign Policy On IraqThe American position is that they are, "determined to disarm Iraq, a ...

(3 pages) 71 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Vietnam Term Paper

towards the Diem regime in the summer and fall of 1963, which led to Diem's overthrow and a deeper American commitment to the Vietnam War. As the argument presented in this paper will heretofore demo ... a military coup without sufficient evidence that such a move was ultimately in the best interest of American foreign policy objectives in Vietnam.While the information presented in the Pentagon Papers ...

(14 pages) 138 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and a few current issues surrounding the existence of NATO.

g this treaty, the United States according to Tim Lambert, "...broke two time honored traditions of American foreign policy: George Washington's the Serbian military and police forces resulted in over ... of European and western hemispheric political affair." However, after the Pearl Harbor attacks, the American government needed to reexamine these policies. It was becoming more apparent that American ...

(9 pages) 187 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

What are the reasons fo US involvement in south vietnam?

nator John F Kennedy in 1956 (four years before his presidential election). The source outlines the American domino theory, a label given to the American foreign policy in South East Asia, in which it ... n for America's involvement in Vietnam is the domino theory. This shows firstly that the reason for American involvement is the spread of communism. Although this reason is speculation, the documents ...

(3 pages) 76 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Germany: The Root of the Cold War?

disarm, dismember, denazify and democratise Germany. The country was divided into British, French, American and Russian zones.Meanwhile there was other conflict between East and West in Greece and Tu ... nd West in Greece and Turkey. In 1947 American president Truman introduced the Truman Doctrine, the American foreign policy of anti-communism which guaranteed aid to 'free peoples' threatened by outsi ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

American Imperialism in the late 1800s.

American imperialism in the late 1800's was a break in American foreign policy. America has always w ... . Meanwhile, in the United States, the trade laws were changed to support sugar grown completely in American states. The American planters that lived in Hawaii were upset that they had changed the law ... . Hawaii's Pearl Harbor became the naval base for the United States. it was a refueling station for American military and merchant ships headed to Asia. This was one of the reasons that Hawaii was ann ...

(4 pages) 27008 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

CIA: World of Secrets.

e the front page while the successes are never known. Still, the CIA has been on the front lines of American foreign policy for more than 50 years. They are the secret movers and shakers behind the cl ... r and analyze foreign intelligence. They are strictly forbidden to operate on domestic soil, unless Americans are suspected of being enemy spies. However, the FBI generally investigates such cases inv ...

(5 pages) 206 3 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The major shifts in American foreign policy between Reconstruction and World War I

Changes in American Foreign Policy between the American Civil War and World War IIn the United States from the ... e, politically and economically. America first began developing foreign interests because after the American Civil War, the country rate of industrialization increased dramatically, resulting in a rap ... the nation from the Atlantic to the Pacific, settlers flocked westward, and the size and numbers of American cities increased rapidly. These developments fueled the early American Industrial Revolutio ...

(5 pages) 136 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How far did the agreements made at Geneva mark a success for American foreign policy?

How far did the agreements made at Geneva mark a success for American foreign policy?After the French defeat in Dien Bein Phu an international conference was cal ... dochina whilst at the same time giving them the chance to maintain some influence in Indochina. The Americans aimed on the other hand to contain communism in Southeast Asia. They were keen that for Vi ... '. This produced a very negative image of the country and did not help foreign relations at all.The Americans put a lot of effort in supporting Diem in being the leader of South Vietnam. Appointing Di ...

(3 pages) 110 2 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Four P's in Foreign Policy

By analyzing the war on Iraq using the 4 P's framework given by Bruce W. Jentleson in his Book American Foreign Policy, it seems that the US national interest goal cannot be simultaneously satisf ... h any kind of threats all over the world. According to President Bush, Saddam Hussein with his anti-American sentiment and the "possession" of biological and chemical weapons was one of these threats. ...

(3 pages) 81 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

American incompetancy as a Cause of Southern Vietnamese downfall

The American presence in Vietnam had steadily increased from the Truman administration to Kennedy's deci ... nam had steadily increased from the Truman administration to Kennedy's decision to initiate greater American involvement in the early 1960's. The US policy since the beginning of the Cold War had been ... been containment of Communist aggression and advances. However, since the ill-advised escalation of American involvement into the Vietnamese civil war, the circumstances of Vietnam continually intensi ...

(8 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is American foreign policy today dominated by national self-interest or does it have a moral element at its core?

tween the realist and idealist schools of international relations is definitely not a unique one to American politics in relation to foreign policy, however this divide has often been most clearly ill ... on to foreign policy, however this divide has often been most clearly illustrated in the running of American foreign policy. Woodrow Wilson, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan are often viewed as the most ...

(8 pages) 141 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A pre-emptive strike against a potentially belligerent nation state is a legitimate form of self-defence." Is this a sound policy for the future?

In articulating what some have described as the 'most far-reaching shift in American foreign policy for more than fifty years,' President George Bush summed up the US perceptio ... 2002 Vol.169 Issue 1Hyde C, 'International Law Chiefly As Interpreted and Applied by the US' in The American Journal of International Law Vol 3 (1945)R.Litwak, 'The New Calculus of Pre-emption' in Sur ...

(10 pages) 122 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The United States of America is a rogue state. It is the most powerful outlaw state the world has ever known. Discuss.

States military. The concept of the 'rogue state' has been central to the interventionist nature of American foreign policy since the end of the Second World War. The threat posed by alleged rogue sta ... de contrast between the way America portrays itself and the rest of the world sees it. Criticism of American foreign policy found a focal point when it acted unilaterally against Afghanistan and then ...

(12 pages) 198 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


The Central Intelligence Agency has remained on the front lines of American foreign policy for more than 50 years. The CIA's mission is to provide accurate and timely ... tional security secrets. (Encarta)" They are strictly forbidden to operate on domestic soil, unless Americans are suspected of being enemy spies, and the president grants approval. The FBI investigate ...

(4 pages) 85 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

European Union Military and The United States

emaining superpower. The Cold War mentality of the 20th century has persisted in the application of American foreign policy, manifesting itself in a dramatic preponderance of power, both political and ... ard tomaintain a relatively subtle yet undeniably strong military and political presence in Europe. American foreign policy was crafted with sole intention of ensuring that U.S. interests would remain ...

(24 pages) 145 2 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The War on Terror, Christianity, Islam, and Paul: An analysis of Romans 3:21-3:26

erpretations of Romans 3:21-26 by three scholars, as well as my own interpretation, in light of the American foreign policy known as "The War on Terror" or "The Bush Doctrine". I will begin by summari ... red, or for that matter, that everything is divinely inspired. Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Native American Religions, Taoism, Shinto, Buddhism, Hinduism, and any other of the thousands of religions ...

(14 pages) 74 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

AP Advanced Placement U.S. DBQ: "Although President Madison stressed U.S. neutral rights as the principal reason for war, other reasons were probably far more important." Assess validity (War of 1812)

The fact that the American foreign policy of neutral rights was violated is not the underlying principal as to why the ... y of neutral rights, but so did the French. Both nations underwent a violation of this, however the Americans insisted on fighting only Britain. President Madison did not keep up with Jefferson's ongo ... ea.The last cause was to get revenge for the British insults. Britain's Orders-in-Council blockaded American ports for the purpose of searching and impressing American sailors, and bottled up U.S. tra ...

(3 pages) 53 1 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Many Americans are Becoming Anti-American

In today's modern times, it is becoming more and more evident amongst Americans that the amount of anti-Americanism is growing. From what the evidence has shown, it is cl ... ricanism is growing. From what the evidence has shown, it is clear that this wave of resentment for American policy is rooted in the presidency of George W. Bush and the United States' government in g ... ir government because of the activities of the Bush Administration, such as those having to do with American foreign policy and domestic issues such as social security and immigration. The division of ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

American foriegn policy: comparsion of Gitlin and Roy

America's foreign policy, is it good or bad?American foreign policy has been argued about since before and after 9/11. I've read two essays that ... ut since before and after 9/11. I've read two essays that have opposing arguments on the outlook of American foreign policy. "Blaming America First", is an essay written by Todd Gitlin. In this essay ... k human sympathy united political differences, but not for long. He says that while the majority of Americans were feeling "bellicose as well as sorrowful", that some of those from the left "were dism ...

(5 pages) 30 0 2.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays