Sent US military advisers to Vietnam Lyndon Johnson Party Democrat 1963 69 His

Sent us military advisers to vietnam lyndon johnson

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Sent U.S. military advisers to Vietnam. Lyndon Johnson; Party: Democrat (1963-69) His policy of military escalation in Vietnam left liberal interventionism discredited. Faced a significant challenge from anti-interventionist movements at home. Continued invasions in Central America. Richard Nixon; Party: Republican (1969-74)
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Attempted to replace the discredited liberal interventionism in the third world with realpolitik and détente agreements with the Soviet Union and China. After first escalating the war in Indochina, withdrew U.S. troops from there. Interventionism: Assisted the anti-socialist coup in Chile. Jimmy Carter; Party: Democrat (1977-81) Attempted to revive liberal multilateralism – but not interventionism – under the slogans of human rights. In effect, repudiates Nixon’s realpolitik. Repudiated use of force in Central America. Ordered the return of the Panama canal to Panama. Ronald Reagan; Party: Republican (1981-89) Revived liberal interventionism around the world against the Soviet Union, its allies and clients – with allies’ support, but unilateral if needed be. Resumed invasions and military interference in Central America. Accepted Gorbachev’s policies of liberal internationalism. George H Bush; Party: Republican (1989-93) Maintained a restrained realpolitik approach to the Soviet Union during the end of the Cold War. Applied the principles of liberal multilateralism to help unify Germany. Intervened to liberate Kuwait from Iraq’s invasion in 1991. Assembled the largest international coalition for the war. Bill Clinton; Party: Democrat (1993-2001) Attempted liberal multilateralism in the third world. Retreated after the Somalia crisis (1993) and failed to act in Rwanda (1994). Returned to multilateralism and interventionism in Bosnia (1996) and Kosovo (1999). George W Bush; Party: Republican (2001-09) Attempted both interventionism and multilateralism after the 9/11 (2001) terrorist attacks. Acted unilaterally if it was perceived necessary. Declared war on terror . Started wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Barack Obama; Party: Democrat (Took office in 2009) “For some reason, too often in Washington, American leadership is defined by whether or not we’re sending troops somewhere, and that’s the sole definition of leadership. And part of what I’ve been trying to describe during the course of my presidency is that where we make the most impact -- and where, by the way, we strengthen our relationships and influence the most -- is when we are helping to organize the world around a particular problem.” President Obama, December 1, 2015 <3 (Section 11, Slides 6-19)
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15. Wendt’s arguments about a global government “He predicts a gradual evolution of the international order, which will move from a congregation of states to a society of states, and finally, to a world state, which will be nonauthoritarian and peaceful. He further explains why and how countries will support the gradual reduction of their sovereignty in favor of international institutions and international norms.” (Pg. 222)
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