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foreign policy 1 - American Foreign Policy Week 1: Rosati &...

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American Foreign Policy Week 1: Rosati & Scott The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy After WWI, U.S. was very isolationist After WWII and during Cold War, U.S. was focused on containing rule of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism Very important for the U.S. economy and the international political economy to work together o $10 trillion American investment abroad, larger foreign investment within U.S. o U.S. imports over 60% of oil consumption U.S. government spends over $700 billion a year on military and scientific-industrial infrastructure to support military U.S. has been in numerous conflicts since 1930s, including five wars Foreign policy - the scope of involvement abroad and the collection of goals, strategies, and instruments that are selected by governmental policymakers State - refers to the governmental institutions through which policymakers act in the name of the people of a given territory foreign policy process - refers to how governmental decisions and policies get on the agenda,
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course POLI SCI 319 taught by Professor Christopherweimar during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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