   Issued by President
    Monroe – U.S. warned
    Western Europe to
    stay out of the
    Western Hemisphere
   Up u...
   U.S. becomes a
    world player
   Multi-polar world
   U.S. enters late in
    the war (1917)
   After the war, the
    U.S. returns to
    isolationism
   U.S. attacked (Pearl
    Harbor, Dec. 1941)
   After the war -
    bipolar world
   US v. USSR
   NATO versus Warsaw
    Pact
   Massive nuclear arms
    buildup
   1946-1991
   Truman Doctrine
    ...
   War Power’s
    Resolution (1973)-
    ◦ Gives president greater
      authority to take
      military action
    ◦ N...
   Collapse of the
    Soviet Union leaves
    the U.S. as
    dominant power
   Unipolar world
   Iraq invades Kuwait
...
   9/11/01 changed
    everything
   Bush Doctrine
   US. Policy to go
    aggressively after
    state sponsored
    t...
   2003-US Invasion
    of Afghanistan &
    Iraq
   Afghanistan had
    harbored Al-Qaeda
   US felt Iraqi WMD
    thr...
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American Foreign Policy

  1. 1.  Issued by President Monroe – U.S. warned Western Europe to stay out of the Western Hemisphere  Up until the 1900 the U.S. did not get involved in foreign affairs outside the Western Hemisphere
  2. 2.  U.S. becomes a world player  Multi-polar world
  3. 3.  U.S. enters late in the war (1917)  After the war, the U.S. returns to isolationism
  4. 4.  U.S. attacked (Pearl Harbor, Dec. 1941)  After the war - bipolar world
  5. 5.  US v. USSR  NATO versus Warsaw Pact  Massive nuclear arms buildup  1946-1991  Truman Doctrine ◦ Policy of aiding countries fighting communism  Korean War  Vietnam War  Carter Doctrine ◦ Affirms U.S dependence on foreign oil
  6. 6.  War Power’s Resolution (1973)- ◦ Gives president greater authority to take military action ◦ Never been tested  Fear of US hegemony (spread of US power) ◦ China ◦ India ◦ Russia
  7. 7.  Collapse of the Soviet Union leaves the U.S. as dominant power  Unipolar world  Iraq invades Kuwait  Persian Gulf War- 1991  US forces Iraq out of Kuwait
  8. 8.  9/11/01 changed everything  Bush Doctrine  US. Policy to go aggressively after state sponsored terrorism ◦ unilateralism ◦ preemptive strike  Dept. of Homeland Security
  9. 9.  2003-US Invasion of Afghanistan & Iraq  Afghanistan had harbored Al-Qaeda  US felt Iraqi WMD threatened US
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