the power to coerce or to make another country do what the US wants
Area of policy-making that encompasses how one country builds relationships with other countries in order to safeguard its national interest.
Area of policy-making that focuses on the strategies that a country uses to protect itself from its enemies
Passed in 1807 to prevent US ships from leaving US ports without the approval of the US government.
Monroe's 1823 pledge that the US would oppose attempts by European states to extend political control into the the Western Hemisphere.
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force
Idea that an attack on one country is an attack on all countries.
Bretton Woods System
a post world war II arrangement for managing the world economy. its main institutional components are the world bank and the international money fund.
International Money Fund
Created to stabilize international currency transactions.
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Post WWII economic development program designed to help facilitate international trade negotiations and promote free trade.
Truman Doctrine (1947)
To provide economic assistance and military to countries fighting against Communism or political pressure.
Provided extensive American Aid to Western Europe Post WWII
Improvement in relations between the US and Soviet Union in the 1970's.
Reagan Administration's commitment to ending Communism.
Clinton Policy- US actively promotes expansion of democracy and free markets throughout the world.
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Military Advisory Body
Military Industrial Complex
Alliance formed by US Armed Forces and defense industries.
When a country closes off its markets to foreign goods.
Strategic Trade Policy
Government identifies key industries and enacts policies to support their economic enlargement.
North American Free Trade Agreement
Promotes free movement of goods among Canada, Mexico, and US.
World Trade Organization
1995 to supervise open international trade.