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Gov Vocab - Executive Branch
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the top diplomat sent by one country to represent its interest in another country
officials sent to foreign countries to represent their country's business interests and to assist its citizens
the office from which consuls to a foreign country represent their country's interests.
The idea that the US should contain aggressive nations.
a period of reduced of tensions between two countries that previously have had serious disagreement
the process off carrying on beneficial relations with the government od foreign countries
the process of reducing or eliminating a country's military forces
the building in a foreign capital city that houses a country's diplomatic staff; the office of the ambassador
is a United States federal law which prescribes procedures for the physical and electronic surveillance
the guiding principles that influence a country's diplomatic relations with other countries
a sum of money given by an organization, especially a government, for a particular purpose.
a policy designed to extend a nations; power and influence over territory the lies outside its boundaries
the belief that a country should not become involved in international affairs; in particular, the desire to avoid "entangling alliance"
military- industrial complex
a country's military establishment and those industries producing arms or other military materials, regarded as a powerful vested interest.
an official document issued by a government, certifying the holder's identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.
strategic arms limitations
were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union—the Cold War superpowers—on the issue of armament control.
an endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country.
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