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Foreign policy - The United States has long been regarded...

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The United States has long been regarded as the greatest super power in the world. Because the U.S has a great influence on foreign relations, world progress relies a great deal on its actions. As stated by the Foreign Policy Agenda of the U.S, the goal of its foreign policy is "to create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community"(U.S Department of State, http://www.state.gov/s/d/rm/rls/dosstrat/2004/23503.htm). Before moving onto the importance of foreign policy, first the domestic issues must be addressed. Concerns with Medicare, Medicade and Social Security should be resolved prior to looking into issues in foreign contries. There is an importance in taking care of retired senior citizens who have worked to pay the taxes and have contributed towards a better retirement. After having served the government throughout their lives, they deserve the attention and support of the government in their time of need. Also, in case of a natural disaster like New Orleans, the government’s first priority should be to rehabitate the area before funding is spent on foreign aid and man made disasters. If I was elected president of the United States, after having tended to the domestic policy, I would attend to our foreign policy in the Middle East. In particular, I believe it would be beneficial to pull out of Iraq as I do not feel the war was justified as it was based on false information regarding weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The American media hyped up the clear danger of Iraq’s involvement in obtaining WMD,
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2008 for the course ARMY 101 taught by Professor Butac during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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