Operation Enduring Freedom nuclear deterrence
protectionism UNSCOM (United Nations Special Commission)
ethnic conflict World Trade Organization (WTO)
weapons of mass destruction (WMD) hegemony
democratic enlargement "hawks" - neoconservatives
OPEC Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) End of Cold War (U.S. triumphalism vs. Russian reformism)
Group of Seven (G-7) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
Bush Doctrine Congress and foreign policy
Carter Doctrine Clinton's "pactomania"
American principles (Kennan) Most Favored Nation status (MFN)
unipolarity NATO expansion
European Union (EU) Collective security
U.S. trade policy
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) geoeconomics
War Powers Resolution preventive defense
public opinion and foreign policy Operation Joint Endeavor
national interests (4 P's) Weinberger Doctrine
National Security Council (NSC) Operation Restore Hope
humanitarianism Rosenau's 5 source variables (review them again)
bipartisanship Operation Desert Sheild/Storm
Operation Allied Force Operation Restore Democracy
Dayton Accords National Security Policy - 5 strategies
START I, II, III Operation Enduring Freedom
U.S. - Russian relations U.S. - Chinese relations
integration vs. fragmentation (Gaddis
2002 National Security Strategy document
realism VS moralism
Read Spanier and Hook's chapters 8-14. Use the list
review and go over the basic conceptual and policy thrusts of Spanier
Hook's examination of foreign policy since Reagan.
Typical Short Answer Issues:
How did President Clinton silence congressional criticisms of the WTO’s power?
Describe the variations in public support for military intervention in terms of the missions of such interventions.
What are the basic features of the Bush Doctrine?
What does John Lewis Gaddis argue should be the emphasis on U.S. foreign policy in the aftermath of the end of bipolarity and the demise of the USSR?
What difficulties complicate the “Russia as Friend” scenario of the U.S. - Russia relationship after the Cold War?
What is fast-track authority and why has Congress given it to the President?
What are the three main areas of U.S. trade policy?
Explain what keeps the U.S. - China relationship from getting too adversarial?
What is the military-industrial-congressional complex referred to in the video on defense spending?
How is the 2002 National Security Strategy document similar to the draft by Paul Wolfowitz from 1992?
Potential Essay Questions:
Your assignment as a foreign policy advisor is to
for U.S. intersts defined in terms of ONE of the four P's: peace,
power or principle. What costs are involved? What tradeoffs will be
in terms of the other priorities (other P's)?
The Bush Doctrine represents a strategic shift in
security outlooks. Discuss the main features of this approach and
how certain elements are controversial and why.
Briefly describe the 5 Grand Strategies discussed in the handout about U.S. security policy. Which is the most practical approach? Defend your answer.
Discuss the major diplomatic, logistical and
factors overcome by George Bush as he committed U.S. troops to
Desert Storm and Desert Shield, giving adequate attention to public
Congress, foreign powers, and the U.S. military.
President Clinton was not successful in fully
his different foreign policy perspective. Explain the guidelines and
constraints that pulled him back toward the center as he tried to move
policy in his preferred direction (Democratic enlargement -