Foreign policy doctrine
A foreign policy doctrine is a general statement of foreign policy and belief system through a doctrine. In some cases, the statement is made by a political leader, typically a nation’s chief executiv...
Mogadishu Line
The Mogadishu Line is the point at which foreign involvement in a conflict shifts from peacekeeping or diplomacy to combat operations. The term often comes about in reference to the reluctance of inte...
Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance
The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to building broad public support for the development and deployment of an effective missile defense system for the United S...
Carter Doctrine
The Carter Doctrine was a policy proclaimed by President of the United States Jimmy Carter in his State of the Union Address on January 23, 1980, which stated that the United States would use military...
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Drago Doctrine
The Drago Doctrine was announced in 1902 by the Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis María Drago. Addressing the Monroe Doctrine and the influence of European imperial powers, it set forth the p...
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Military alliances
This is the list of military alliances.
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No first use
No first use (NFU) refers to a pledge or a policy by a nuclear power not to use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons. Earlier, the concept ...
Chamade
In war, a chamade was a certain beat of a drum, or sound of a trumpet, which was given the enemy as a kind of signal, to inform them of some proposition to be made to the commander; either to capitula...
Missionary diplomacy
Context date- November 2013Missionary Diplomacy is a term used to describe the idea that the United States should refuse to recognize hostile governments in Latin America. This term first appeared dur...
Disposition Matrix
The Disposition Matrix is a database that United States officials describe as a "next-generation capture/kill list". Developed by the Obama Administration beginning in 2010, the "Disposition Matrix" g...
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Ceasefire
A ceasefire (or truce) is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions. Ceasefires may be declared as part of a formal treaty, but they have als...
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Wolfowitz Doctrine
Wolfowitz Doctrine is an unofficial name given to the initial version of the Defense Planning Guidance for the 1994–99 fiscal years (dated February 18, 1992) authored by Under Secretary of Defense for...
Foreign Military Sales
The U.S. Department of Defense's Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program facilitates sales of U.S. arms, defense equipment, defense services, and military training to foreign governments. The purchaser d...
Brezhnev Doctrine
The Brezhnev Doctrine was a Soviet Union foreign policy, first and most clearly outlined by S. Kovalev in a September 26, 1968, Pravda article, entitled "Sovereignty and the International Obligations ...
Ostpolitik
Neue Ostpolitik (German for "new eastern policy"), or Ostpolitik for short, refers to the normalization of relations between the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, or West Germany) and Eastern Europe, ...
Ostpolitik - Wikipedia
Estrada Doctrine
The Estrada Doctrine is the name of Mexico's core foreign policy ideal from 1930 to the early 2000s. Its name derives from Genaro Estrada, Secretary of Foreign Affairs during the presidency of Pascual...
Disarmament
Disarmament is the act of reducing, limiting, or abolishing weapons. Disarmament generally refers to a country's military or specific type of weaponry. Disarmament is often taken to mean total elimina...
The Grand Chessboard
The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives is one of the major works of Zbigniew Brzezinski. Brzezinski graduated with a PhD from Harvard University in 1953 and became Pro...
The Grand Chessboard - Wikipedia
United States Foreign Military Financing
The Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program provides grants and loans to help countries purchase weapons and defense equipment produced in the United States as well as acquiring defense services and ...
Constructive engagement
Constructive engagement was the name given to the policy of the Reagan Administration towards the apartheid regime in South Africa in the early 1980s. It was promoted as an alternative to the economic...
Begin doctrine
The Begin doctrine is the common term for the Israeli government's preventive strike, counter-proliferation policy regarding their potential enemies' capability to possess weapons of mass destruction ...
Cowboy diplomacy
Cowboy diplomacy is a term used by critics to describe the resolution of international conflicts through brash risk-taking, intimidation, military deployment, or a combination of such tactics. It is ...
Hallstein Doctrine
The Hallstein Doctrine, named after Walter Hallstein, was a key doctrine in the foreign policy of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) after 1955. As usually presented, it prescribed that th...
Hallstein Doctrine - Wikipedia
Kirkpatrick Doctrine
The Kirkpatrick Doctrine was the doctrine expounded by United States Ambassador to the United Nations Jeane Kirkpatrick in the early 1980s based on her 1979 essay, "Dictatorships and Double Standards"...
Kirkpatrick Doctrine - Wikipedia
MB Doctrine
MB Doctrine is the foreign policy doctrine of South Korean president Lee Myung-bak. The policy advocates engagement with North Korea and strong South Korea-United States relations.
MB Doctrine - Wikipedia
Defence diplomacy
In international politics, defence diplomacy refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives through the peaceful employment of defence resources and capabilities.
Defence diplomacy as an organ...
Rumsfeld Doctrine
The "Rumsfeld Doctrine", named after former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, is a neologism created by journalists concerned with the perceived transformation of the military of the...
Noncolonization
Noncolonization was a principle of the Monroe Doctrine proclaimed by United States president James Monroe in 1823. It stated that the Americas should undergo no further colonization by European powers...