Shuster mike the middle east and the west the us role

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Shuster, Mike. The Middle East and the West: The U.S. Role Grows. Heard on: All Things Considered RE: Issues of national security Jennifer Corson 10/16/2016 11:16:54 AM Professor and Class, Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has held a primary role in playing "peace keeper" in the middle east. The US utilized military power in an effort to maintain peace in the middle east in addition to
10/24/2016 Topic Print View (NEXT(3282b38d843641a09c2a696b8c9ec181))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=8000009277694&s... 8/30 promoting/maintaining freedom according to USF (2006). When the Soviet Union fell, this left the United States as the primary "superpower" to assist in maintaining peace in the middle east. This was until 2001, when the attack on the United States was committed by terrorists from the middle east. This lead the US government to in addition to maintaining peace in the middle east, fight back in the war of terror that was being placed on us from members of terrorist groups from the middle east. It is a delicate line that the United States must walk. Jen References: Ward, B. M. (2006). The Shift in United States Foreign Policy in the Middle East since 1989. Retrieved from ? article=3749&context=etd RE: Issues of national security Jennifer White 10/16/2016 8:47:20 PM The US and Russia still currently take different sides in the Middle East. Right now Russia is supporting the leader of Syria while the US supports the rebel forces. Russia is one of Syrian President Bashar al­Assad's most important international backers and the survival of the regime is critical to maintaining Russian interests in the country. The US doesn't agree with the actions of Assad and believe that he must be held accountable for his atrocities. RE: Issues of national security Dalia Leyva 10/11/2016 6:14:49 PM The collapse of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the disintegration of the USSR is undoubtedly the most significant development in world politics since the Second World War. Well the most important affect was that it replaced a bipolar world with a unipolar world of political power. The U.S emerged as the only superpower and until this moment, there is no country, entity, or association that would match USA. This led to deformation of foreign policies around the world and increasing rejection of American culture, politics, and values everywhere in the world. Also Liberalism and open market economy emerged as triumphant ideologies of the world outpacing communism and state controlled economy. RE: Issues of national security Angela Liwanag 10/15/2016 10:59:11 PM
10/24/2016 Topic Print View (NEXT(3282b38d843641a09c2a696b8c9ec181))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=8000009277694&s... 9/30 Hi Dalia, I really enjoyed your reply and have to agree with the points that you made. It is true that there is still no comparison to the United States concerning it military strength and economical power. However, I didn't exactly understand when you stated that

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