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Running head: FOREIGN POLICY1
FOREIGN POLICY 2Foreign PolicyThesis StatementThe present research paper about the American National government aims to investigate the concept of foreign policy as applicable within the US government. The analysis postulates the need to evaluate the meaning of the foreign policy and to review the role of the president as well as the congress in the formulation of foreign policy within the US. Therefore, it is vital to underline an investigation of at least one foreign policy as applied during the retired president Barrack Obama’s reign as head of state in the US. DiscussionForeign policy refers to the general objectives which act as the guide to relationships as well as the activities involved with one state and another. The development of foreign policy depends based on the domestic nation’s considerations, including the strategies and behaviors towards other states. Moreover, it espouses the intentions to forward advances of a geopolitical nature. Nevertheless, the foreign policy covers the processes through which countries interact with other nations in a bid to advance autonomy and national interests. Therefore, international relations and systems tend to make use of diplomatic ties and even the use of powerful military action to establish a national posture with other countries. As such, given the complexity of the relationships between different nations, especially considering the indifferences in terms of nation’s interests, there exist international organizations which have been established to streamline the processes of international relations, especially amongst warring nations[ CITATION Ste08 \l 1033 ]. The United Nations is a relevant example of a global, non-governmental organization, which strives for the establishment of peace and enhanced foreign policy relations amongst existing nations.
FOREIGN POLICY 3The foreign policy encompasses numerous theoretical frameworks, which may be used toevaluate a nation's relationship with another. Some of the majorly applied theories include realism, liberalism, psychological as well as the constructivism theory. The president and