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Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:56:50 +0000

 



What Are Sanctions Exactly?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

This article discusses what sanctions are, describes different types of sanctions, gives examples of sanctions, and explains problems sanctions can cause.



How Did US Foreign Policy Change after 9/11?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

United States foreign policy changed in some very noticeable ways after September 11, 2001. In other ways, foreign policy after 9/11 has remained the same.



The Bush Doctrine

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Bush Doctrine of US foreign policy combined elements of unilateralism with preventive warfare.



What Are Relations Like Between the U.S. and...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the relationship between the United States and Russia, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



How Foreign Direct Investment Affects the Economy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

An explanation of what foreign direct investment is and what it means to the US.



What Was George Washington's Foreign Policy?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

George Washington practiced a cautious, yet successful foreign policy.



U.S. and Russia's Relations from 1922 Until Today

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-Russian relationship from 1922 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



A History Of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

While the United States has had some sort of sanction levied against Iran for most of 30 years, few of them have levered Iran into compliance with international rules regarding terrorism or nuclear energy. By early 2012, however, evidence appears to be mounting that sanctions -- both by the U.S. and its global allies -- are hurting Iran.



The Relationship of the United States with the...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



How Was US Foreign Policy Under John Adams?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

John Adams followed a cautious and paranoid foreign policy.



Overview of United States Relations with France

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Overview of the milestones in diplomatic relations between the United States and France.



How the US and Japan Went From Enemies to...

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Why Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points Plan for...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Fourteen Points were Woodrow Wilson's ambitious plan for peace at the end of World War I.



What Was Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy Like?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Thomas Jefferson conducted US foreign policy that began well but ended disastrously.



The U.S. and Great Britain: The Special...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the. US Foreign Policy.



Why Does US Foreign Policy Matter? A Short...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

What's the importance of foreign policy and why should Americans care? Our resident expert Keith Porter explains the significance and what can be done



What Is Counterterrorism?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

This is an article explaining counterterrorism.



Obama's Foreign Policy Platform

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Obama's foreign policy platform for the 2012 election is a reflection of his past efforts.



What Is Multilateralism?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Multilateralism refers to cooperation among several nations, usually in economic or diplomatic affairs.



FDI Between China And The United States

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Chinese foreign direct investment in the United States is lower than many people think.



The Relationship of the United States with Japan

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the relationship between the United States and Japan, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



Munich Olympic Massacre Forces Changes In U.S....

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The murder of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics forced changes in the way the United States handles diplomatic security.



US and Great Britain Relationship: After World...

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American Manifest Destiny

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

While the term. US Foreign Policy.



The Relationship of the United States with China

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the relationship between the United States and China, from About Expert to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



US Foreign Policy: Early Federal Period

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The First Epoch of American Foreign Policy -- the isolationist Early Federal Period.



Foreign Policy 101

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Who makes U.S. foreign policy (or American foreign policy) today? What is foreign policy? And what roles do the president and congress play? A description from Keith Porter - your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Early U.S.-Palestinian Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The U.S., Israel and Palestine have a long history of rocky diplomatic relations.



What Were The Oslo Accords?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Oslo Accords, which Israel and Palestine signed in 1993, were supposed to end the decades-old fight between them. Hesitation on both sides, however, derailed the process, leaving the United States and other entities once again trying to mediate an end to the Middle East conflict.



What Is the Role of Congress in US Foreign...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Who shapes U.S. foreign policy today?, from Keith Porter - your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Soft Power in US Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

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Why Is the US-Iran Relationship So Filled with...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Background on the US-Iran Relationship from Keith Porter - your About Guide to US Foreign Policy



Timeline of U.S.-Iranian Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-Iranian relationship from 1953 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Can State and Local Governments Influence U.S....

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Who shapes U.S. foreign policy today? And what role can state and local governments play in supporting or changing it?



Democracy Promotion As Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the U.S. policy of promoting democracy.



Timeline of U.S.-German Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-German relationship from 1608 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



US Foreign Policy: America As Global Power

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The third epoch of US foreign policy saw America become a global power -- whether it liked it or not.



What Happened Between the U.S. and Japan Before...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

On December 7, 1941, nearly 90 years of American-Japanese diplomatic relations spiraled into World War II in the Pacific. That descent is the story of how the foreign policies of the two nations backed each other into situations they could only solve with war.



The United States In Vietnam

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A brief look at the American policies and ideologies that plunged the U.S. into the Vietnam War.



Globalization and Its Effects on the United...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Globalization, for good or ill, is here to stay. But what is globalization? At its base, globalization is an attempt to abolish barriers -- whether in trade, communication, or cultural exchange. In fact, globalization has been around longer than you might think.



Profile: The Iraq War

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Iraq War background and summary are provided in this issue profile from Keith Porter, About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy. The summary covers the prelude to war, coalition building, invasion and occupation, costs and casualties, foreign policy implications, and paths forward from the Iraq War.



Who Makes U.S. Foreign Policy?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A basic look at the different people and agencies that help craft United States foreign policy.



The United States and Foreign Direct Investment

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the United States and foreign direct investment (FDI), what it is, where it comes from, and where it goes.



The Geneva Accords, 1954

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Geneva Accords of 1954 were an attempt to end eight years of fighting between France and Vietnam. They did that, but they also set the stage for the American phase of fighting in Southeast Asia.



The Truman Doctrine

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Truman Doctrine, which President Harry S. Truman issued in March 1947, was the basis of American foreign policy toward the Soviet Union until 1991. It included both economic and military elements and advocated containing the spread of Communism. It symbolized the United States' post-World War II global leadership role.



The US-Israeli Relationship

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Background on the US-Israel Relationship from Keith Porter - your About Guide to US Foreign Policy



U.S. Foreign Policy in the Yom Kippur War, 1973

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Yom Kippur War of 1973 caused the U.S. and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to begin shuttle diplomacy to bring peace to the Middle East.



How US Foreign Aid is Used in Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

US foreign aid is an essential part of American foreign policy. The U.S. extends it to developing nations and for military or disaster assistance.



Timeline of U.S.-Israeli Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-Israeli relationship from 1922 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Emancipation Proclamation Was Also Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Everyone knows that when Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 he was freeing American slaves. But did you know the abolition of slavery was also a key element of Lincoln's foreign policy?



Timeline of U.S.-Chinese Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-China relationship from 1844 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Container Living Units (CLUs) at Camp Lemonier

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Container Living Units (CLUs) at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, Horn of Africa. Page 6.



The Treaty of Ghent, 1814

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Treaty of Ghent, signed on Christmas Eve, 1814, ended the War of 1812 and established a new foreign policy dynamic between the United States and Great Britain.



When The U.S. Boycotted The Summer Olympics

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The 1980 Olympics became enmeshed in American foreign policy as the U.S. boycotted the games to protest the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.



Globalization: Good or Bad?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Is globalization a plus or a minus for the world?, from Keith Porter--your guide to U.S. Foreign Policy.



US Isolationism Is An Antiquated Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Isolationism was a pre-World War II US foreign policy that ended in 1945. This article is a brief history of the antiquated idea.



Developing an Integrated Foreign Policy

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

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U.S. And Mexico, 1920-1945

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Good Neighbor policies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt did much to counter a century of bad relations between the U.S. and Mexico.



The US-Cuban Relationship

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Background on the US-Cuban Relationship from Keith Porter - your About Guide to US Foreign Policy



US and Cuba Have History of Complex Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The US and Cuba have had a complex and hostile relationship for more than 50 years. Read more about the communism conflict and the modern repercussions.



U.S. Relations With Taiwan

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A brief look at foreign relations between the U.S. and Taiwan and how those relations have effected the relationship between the U.S. and China.



World Hot Spots

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

America's interests - and reach - are global. Therefore, a crisis anywhere on the planet has a good chance of being on the agenda at the White House, State Department, and Pentagon as well. Here are the top hot spots consuming U.S. foreign policy efforts today.



The Relationship of the United States with...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Different waves of German immigration to the U.S. resulted in German immigrants becoming one of the largest ethnic groups in the US.



Nixon Goes To China

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

President Richard Nixon went to China in 1972, paving the way for normalized relations between the two countries.



Have U.S. Presidents Abused the War Powers Act...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A description of the War Powers Act of 1973, its function and intent.



Berlin Olympics Caused U.S. Policy Furror

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The 1936 Olympic games, held in Nazi Germany, were among the most controversial of the modern Olympic Games. They sparked debate in American foreign policy whether the U.S. should boycott the event.



The United States and the G-20

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

This article discusses why the G-20 has become more important than the G-8 as an international economic summit and what it means to the US. The topics include which countries belong to the G-20, how it differs from the G-8 and the Obama Administration's viewpoint on the increasing importance of the G-20.



What Is Arms Control?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

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The Cuban Missile Crisis

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The release of Robert F. Kennedy documents coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis.



Timeline of U.S.-North Korean Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-North Korean relationship from 1950 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Top 10 Things President Bush Has Done Right

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

has done right in U.S. foreign policy . As they wrote, "Passport is usually pretty critical of the Prez.



U.S. and Russia, Civil War Allies?

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

One hundred and fifty years before the 2014 Ukraine/Crimea Crisis, a strange event occurred in which the Russian navy gave the United States diplomatic leverage during its Civil War.



The US-Egyptian Relationship

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Historical background, and current status, of the relationship between the U.S. and Egypt from Keith Porter, your About.com Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy.



The U.S. Secretary Of State

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the origin of the U.S. secretary of state's job, and his traditional duties.



The United Nations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the United Nations, the world's only universal membership inter-governmental organization, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



Foreign Policy Implications of the Iraq War

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The war in Iraq and its fallout have been at the center of U.S. foreign policy since 2002. The war and surrounding issues occupy the attention of nearly all those in leadership at the White House, State Department, and Pentagon. And the war has fueled anti-American sentiment around the world, making global diplomacy all the more difficult. Our relations with almost every country in the world are in some form colored by the war, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter



The US-Syrian Relationship

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Background on the US-Syria Relationship from Keith Porter - your About Expert to US Foreign Policy.



The Relationship of the United States with Mexico

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the relationship between the United States and Mexico, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



US and Great Britain Relationship: 19th Century

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The Ludlow Amendment

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Unlike 2013, when Congress was eager to debate an American military strike against Syria, 75 years earlier Congress nearly gave away its right to debate and declare war. It never actually happened, but it came close in the days of American isolationism something called the Ludlow Amendment.



The Persian Gulf

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the Persian Gulf, a region with great geo-strategic significance in U.S. foreign policy, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



Kennedy and Khrushchev: A Disastrous Meeting

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

In June 1961, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev trounced President John F. Kennedy at a meeting in Vienna, setting the stage for more U.S. foreign policy obstacles.



Keith Porter, Kristin McHugh, and Malcolm Brown...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Keith Porter, Kristin McHugh, and Malcolm Brown report from Camp Lemonier, Djibouti for the public radio documentary Beyond Fear: America's Role in an Uncertain World. Page 7.



Kennedy And Vietnam

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

John F. Kennedy made a series of cautious decisions in Vietnam that set the stage for the longest, most divisive war in American history.



The Role of the Executive Branch

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Who shapes U.S. foreign policy today?, from Keith Porter - your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



Kennedy, Cuba, and the Bay of Pigs

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

With the American-sponsored invasion of the Bay of Pigs in Cuba, in April 1961, John F. Kennedy faced his first major foreign policy crisis.



John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

John F. Kennedy's inaugural address was dominated by foreign policy, from maintaining containment to lessening the fear of atomic warfare.



Nuclear Weapons Non-Proliferation Treaty

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, first opened for signing in 1968, was the first major international treaty aimed at curbing the development of nuclear weapons.



The United States and Mexico, 1850-1920

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Between 1850 and 1920, European powers tried to use Mexican enmity with the United States to gain foreign policy leverage in North America.



When The U.S. And France Were Really Enemies:...

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

France is mad over alleged U.S. spying by the NSA, but they're not fighting mad. That wasn't always the case. Check out this two-part chronicle of when the U.S. and France were outright enemies.



The Role of Think Tanks and NGOs

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Who shapes U.S. foreign policy today?, from Keith Porter - your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



The Christmas Bombing

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

The Christmas season of 1972 brought a brutal American air campaign over North Vietnam. Known as the Christmas Bombing, it was President Richard Nixon's practice of foreign policy by force.



Staying Tough In China's Backyard

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

In his April 2014 Asia-Pacific trip, US President Barack Obama reaffirmed America's mutual defense obligations with Japan, including backing its claims to the Senkaku Islands against China.



The U.S. Defense Department

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A profile of the U.S. Defense Department, leaders of the United States military, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.



Washington D.C. Hurricane of 1814

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A hurricane that hit Wasghington D.C. in 1814 drove away British troops that had occupied the capital, helping set the United States on its path to becoming a diplomatic power.



Timeline of U.S.-Cuban Relations

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A look at the US-Cuban relationship from 1898 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy



The U.S. and Mexico, 1821-1850

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

In the first half of the 19th Century, foreign relations between the U.S. and Mexico were less than friendly as Mexico faced an expansionist United States.



A Biography of Dennis Ross

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

A biography of Dennis Ross, National Security Advisor and Special Assistant to President Obama



Ancient Trail

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

This ancient trail is used by animals and nomads moving from Ethiopia through Djibouti. Page 8.



John Quincy Adams

2016-09-24T11:56:50Z

Through a life of public and diplomatic service, John Quincy Adams was probably the United States' best secretary of state.