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Unformatted text preview: Foreign Policy 28/11/2007 11:42:00 ← Q1: Why care about foreign policy? • Poll shows a lot of people don’t care about foreign policy o Larger effect now because now the world is somewhat interconnected ← ← Spanish/American War • United States got involved with Spain as U.S. had problems with Spain’s brutal rule in Cuba o A lot of Americans opposed in getting involved in Spain’s rule • United States were in a lot of pressure to get involved in the war o Press pressured o Other countries pressured as well Current Position of United States in foreign policy arena • U.S. more involved since fall of Soviet Union ← ← Foreign Policy Goals Physical Security Protecting our economic interest Promoting democracy and human rights Foreign Policy is influenced by • Non-government groups • Public • Congress (Congress is deferential to the executive branch) ←...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course HIST 1100 taught by Professor Horner during the Fall '07 term at Missouri (Mizzou).
- Fall '07