Foreign Policy, Defense Policy & Government Flashcards

Foreign Policy, Defense Policy & Government Flashcards
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National Security

This deals with providing your country with protection from threats and attacks. This can be accomplished through both nonmilitary and military strategies.

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Foreign Policy Decision-Making

This involves deciding how to deal with other countries. When making these decisions, you have to look at your country's ideals, interest and mission.

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National Ideals

These are the principles or values that control how people conduct themselves. They include ideas about individual rights, such as the right to property, and equality and tolerance.

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Congress

A legislative body in the United States. It enacts laws and provides oversight to executive agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency or the National Security Agency.

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Special Interest Group

A collection of people or an individual who works to affect the policies of the government. The National Farmers Union and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) are examples.

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Executive Orders

These directives on policy can be made by the president. They tell others how to implement laws or policies, and they may be used to deal with other countries.

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Flashcard Content Overview

The flashcards contained within this set were crafted to help you review the uses of executive orders. You can focus on international relations and the foreign policy decision-making process. Foreign policies including deterrence, diplomacy and containment are also addressed by this set. You'll find cards that deal with both national ideals and national security, as well as conventional military forces and special forces. Additionally, you can go over the impact of Congress and special interest groups with these cards.

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Executive Orders

These directives on policy can be made by the president. They tell others how to implement laws or policies, and they may be used to deal with other countries.

Special Interest Group

A collection of people or an individual who works to affect the policies of the government. The National Farmers Union and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) are examples.

Congress

A legislative body in the United States. It enacts laws and provides oversight to executive agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency or the National Security Agency.

National Ideals

These are the principles or values that control how people conduct themselves. They include ideas about individual rights, such as the right to property, and equality and tolerance.

Foreign Policy Decision-Making

This involves deciding how to deal with other countries. When making these decisions, you have to look at your country's ideals, interest and mission.

National Security

This deals with providing your country with protection from threats and attacks. This can be accomplished through both nonmilitary and military strategies.

International Relations

The interactions between at least two different countries. Like national security, this is often built upon an economic foundation.

Conventional Military Forces

These are forces that have been used traditionally in warfare. They attempt to win fights with brute force. Examples include the Navy and Army.

Special Forces

These are military units that are trained to take part in missions that are not conventional. The Navy SEALS are an example of this.

Preemptive Defense Doctrine

A doctrine that says the U.S. will act to defeat possible threats as they emerge, instead of waiting for an aggressive act to take place.

Foreign Policy: Diplomacy

The process of interacting with another nation by utilizing negotiation and an open dialogue.

Foreign Policy: Containment

This foreign policy is used when you attempt to quarantine a nation from others so that it cannot spread its ideas.

Foreign Policy: Deterrence

Governments use this foreign policy when they build up the amount of military in an area to convince other countries not to take a certain action.

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