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    In 1825, a group of American businesspeople announced the formation of a canal building company, with interests in constructing a canal system across the Isthmus. This project was to take place in an area now called Panama. The endeavor was filled with controversy. Though the canal itself was not built until the early 1900's every step toward the building and ownership, was saturated with difficulty. Walter LaFeber illustrates the dilemmas in a historical analysis. In his work he states five questions

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    No country in the world that has influence as the US. May be it is basically because it is a super-power nation. Although Russia has been there for ages since the time she existed as USSR, her foreign influence so far has not equated that exhibited by the US. The people’s republic of China is trying as much as she can to have influence, especially in Africa and other developing worlds, but still United States of America is on the lead on impacting countries of the world. Even the operations of international

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    Summary: Latin American foreign policies have prioritised the expansion of multilateral relations at both the regional and international level. Based on the principle of protecting the regional autonomy, it has sought to build new cooperative relationships to deal with trade, investment, development and security issues. Therefore, it is necessary to maintain a certain distance between foreign policy issues and domestic issues in Latin American countries, to avoid possible obstruction of developing

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    Foreign Policy As we approach the next Presidential election the topic of American foreign policy is once again in the spotlight. In this paper, I will examine four major objectives of U.S. foreign policy that have persisted throughout the twentieth century and will discuss the effect of each on our nation’s recent history, with particular focus on key leaders who espoused each objective at various times. In addition, I will relate the effects of American foreign policy objectives, with special

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    American Foreign Policy in the 1890s American foreign policy during the 1890s was based on many factors that each acted as an individual justification for our country’s behavior as a whole. Racism, nationalism, commercialism, and humanitarianism each had its own role in the actions America took against other nations. Most Americans were extremely racist during this time period. The predominant culture in the country was white, Anglo-Saxon, Protestants, aka WASPs. They scorned the now free black

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    Post-World War II National Security Structure Development Steven Hook and John Spanier's 2012 book titled “American foreign policy since WWII" serves as one of the most important texts that can be used in understanding the underlying complexities on American foreign policies. Like the first readings that are analyzed in class (American Diplomacy by George Kennan and Surprise, Security, and the American Experience by John Lewis Gaddis), this text also brings history into a more understandable context. Aside

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    American Foreign Policy

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    achieve a common goal. An analysis of the surveillance programs enacted by the United States reveals that the United States uses only a few pieces to establish a strong and somewhat overbearing surveillance program. Through Stevenson’s America’s Foreign Policy Toolkit we are able to analyze further the parts that the United States focuses on. The greatest tool that the United States focuses on is the ability of its’ Intelligence Community (IC) page 231 (Stevenson, 2012). The Intelligence Community is

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    The History of American Foreign Policy Foreign policy can be defined simply as a government's strategy in dealing with other nations. A central function of the U.S. government is to conduct relations with the almost 200 other nations in the world. The United State's foreign policy is designed to further certain goals. It seeks to assure America’s security and defense. It seeks the power to protect and project America’s national interests around the world. According to the Foreign Policy Agenda of the

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    American Foreign Policy in Syria

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    be military or strategic. The U.S. has recently avoided interfering militarily in Syria or providing the rebels with direct support, but admitted the presence of the Syrian opposition. However, the U.S. has been criticized for its non-intervention policy, especially with the rise in the level of violence and the spread of conflict to other areas of the country, and even to its borders with Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. The Syrian Crisis began almost three years ago. Since then, the killings, the bombings

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    the United States struggled for not only justice at home but abroad as well. During this period policies such as Roosevelt’s Big Stick diplomacy, William Taft’s Dollar diplomacy, and Woodrow Wilson’s Moral diplomacy were all used in foreign affairs in hopes of benefit for all involved. However, it would be appropriate to say that self-interest was the most important driving factor for American policy and can be exemplified through economic, social, and political relations. Economically speaking

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