Foreign Affairs

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The Issue and its Facts

America has changed considerably since the 1960’s, precipitated mostly by the Vietnam War.

In the not-to-distant-past, our politics ended at the shores’ edge, and we presented a united front in foreign policy. Foreign Affairs was a non-partisan matter. There were conservative Democrats (e.g. Scoop Jackson, D-WA) and liberal Republicans (e.g. Nelson Rockefeller, R-NY).

Not so in today’s America. We are a deeply divided nation, and observers around the world exploit our divisions.

It has been said that “A house divided cannot stand.” We shall see how much this impacts our leverage in international issues.

Thinking Conventionally

Blame America first. American foreign policy should reflect the needs of a global community. We are all partners in the human race and should leverage America’s prosperity to help other nations prosper as well.

Israel has committed serious war crimes and must answer for her actions.

Thinking Better

Despite our mistakes, America is a noble nation. American foreign policy should protect the rights (life, liberty, property) of American citizens first. We encourage other nations to embrace freedom and free markets.

As America engages in foreign affairs, we should be cautious about applying our principles to other parts of the world. The nations of the world are complex in their beliefs. We should walk softly and carry a big stick.

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Which America do you want for your children?

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