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Shuster, Mike. The Middle East and the West: The U.S. Role Grows. Heardon: All Things ConsideredRE:IssuesofnationalsecurityJennifer Corson10/16/2016 11:16:54 AMProfessor and Class,Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has held a primary rolein playing "peace keeper" in the middle east. The US utilized military powerin an effort to maintain peace in the middle east in addition to
10/24/2016Topic Print View(NEXT(3282b38d843641a09c2a696b8c9ec181))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=8000009277694&s...8/30promoting/maintaining freedom according to USF (2006). When the SovietUnion fell, this left the United States as the primary "superpower" to assistin maintaining peace in the middle east. This was until 2001, when theattack on the United States was committed by terrorists from the middleeast. This lead the US government to in addition to maintaining peace in themiddle east, fight back in the war of terror that was being placed on us frommembers of terrorist groups from the middle east. It is a delicate line thatthe United States must walk.JenReferences:Ward, B. M. (2006). The Shift in United States Foreign Policy in the MiddleEast since 1989. Retrieved from?article=3749&context=etdRE:IssuesofnationalsecurityJennifer White10/16/2016 8:47:20 PMThe US and Russia still currently take different sides in the Middle East. Rightnow Russia is supporting the leader of Syria while the US supports the rebelforces. Russia is one of Syrian President Bashar alAssad's most importantinternational backers and the survival of the regime is critical to maintainingRussian interests in the country. The US doesn't agree with the actionsof Assad and believe that he must be held accountable for his atrocities.RE: Issues of nationalsecurityDalia Leyva10/11/2016 6:14:49 PMThe collapse of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the disintegration of theUSSR is undoubtedly the most significant development in world politics since theSecond World War. Well the most important affect was that it replaced a bipolar worldwith a unipolar world of political power. The U.S emerged as the only superpoweranduntil this moment, there is no country, entity, or association that would match USA.Thisled to deformation of foreign policies around the world and increasing rejection ofAmerican culture, politics, and values everywhere in the world. Also Liberalism andopen market economy emerged as triumphant ideologies of the world outpacingcommunism and state controlled economy.RE: Issues ofnationalsecurityAngela Liwanag10/15/2016 10:59:11 PM
10/24/2016Topic Print View(NEXT(3282b38d843641a09c2a696b8c9ec181))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=8000009277694&s...9/30Hi Dalia,I really enjoyed your reply and have to agree with the points that you made. It is truethat there is still no comparison to the United States concerning it military strengthand economical power. However, I didn't exactly understand when you stated that