The goals, values, and strategies that guide how a nation acts towards other nations



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What Is Foreign Policy?

FOREIGN POLICY is “the goals, values, and strategies that guide how a nation acts towards other nations.”

GOALS = what a nation wants to accomplish in dealing with other nations.

VALUES = the ideas or principles a nation thinks are important to follow (e.g. democracy).

STRATEGIES = how a nation achieves its goals (e.g. force, diplomacy, money).



Who creates foreign policy in the U.S.?

  • PRESIDENT

    • is the commander of the military, decides who should run the military and what actions to take

    • has the power to make treaties

    • meets with leaders from other nations

  • CONGRESS

    • regulates trade with other nations

    • has the power to declare war and maintain the military

    • decides whether or not to approve treaties

  • NOT INDIVIDUAL STATES

Who influences foreign policy in the U.S.?

Goals and values of U.S. foreign policy:

  • Increase the wealth, land, or power of the U.S.

  • Protect U.S. citizens from outside threats

  • Spread democracy to people in other countries

  • Help other nations and people who are suffering

  • Respect self-determination (nations have the right to govern themselves)

Strategies of U.S. foreign policy:

  • Use the military to invade, defend, occupy, or threaten other nations

  • Use diplomacy to persuade and negotiate with other nations

  • Give or withhold financial help, or trade with other nations

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