Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Foreign Policy Doctrines


Matching Question on US foreign policy. Match each leader to their foreign policy doctrine (Answer at the bottom of the page): 


A. HW Bush Doctrine (New World Order)
B. Clinton Doctrine
C. Bush Doctrine
D. Powell Doctrine
E. Obama Doctrine


1. Willingness to engage in preemptive war against any and all threats to the US, with or without international support
2. Humanitarian intervention and limited military engagements that do not put US troops in harm's way
3. Emphasis on negotiation, collaboration, and clandestine operations rather than direct military confrontation
4. Fight only with overwhelming power and numbers with clear and concrete objectives
5. Spread democracy and human rights throughout the world while empowering international institutions



1-C; 2-B; 3-E; 4-D; 5-A

What type of foreign policy do you agree with?

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