POLI 101 - dec 6 foreign policy

POLI 101 dec 6 - Foreign Policy An overview o Interaction between various countries finding a balance o Every country has a set a values it wants

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Foreign Policy An overview o Interaction between various countries, finding a balance o Every country has a set a values it wants to pursue Value, roles, instruments o Values: what are you after? What goals or goals do you seek to accomplish (the tension between realism and idealism) o Roles: these are the various roles you play to accomplish these goals eg: negotiator, trader, warrior roselytizer o Instruments: institutions, administration arrangments, and other vehicles which can be utilized to play the various roles the country might take on (eg Army, Navy, Air Force, State Dept, Treaties, CIA, Trade agreements, United Nations) Some values that have been pursued by the US o Democratic expansion, anti-communism, capitalistic expansion (imperialism), self-interest The logic of free trade and the concept of comparative advantage o Free trade: the concept of comparative advantage o Free trade has made things accessible, available, and cheaper. Labor and Capital Costs
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course WMST 101 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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POLI 101 dec 6 - Foreign Policy An overview o Interaction between various countries finding a balance o Every country has a set a values it wants

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