American foreign policy and aftermath | By Tariq Aqil 


American foreign policy and aftermath 

THE collapse of the Soviet Union America emerged as the sole super power in the world. Rivalries of the cold war era were gone and a new geo-strategic and politico-economic game started on the chess board of world politics.

Throughout the 20th century American presidents have influenced and guided foreign policy by deciding if they will use diplomatic means to deal with an issue of international relations or they will make use of armed intervention or war.

History is a witness to the fact that after approval of Congress the country’s foreign policy was dictated by President of the time including the first and second world wars, the rabid opposition to the Soviet Union, the isolation of Communist China, the blanket support of Israel, the Vietnam War, the invasion of Iraq and also the change of regime in Afghanistan and the war on…

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