United States foreign policy
The foreign policy of the United States is the way in which it interacts with foreign nations and sets standards of interaction for its organizations, corporations and individual citizens.The official...
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U.S. testing missile interceptors in response to North Korea's launches
North Korea claims it fired a new type of ballistic missile Monday, demonstrating its ability to carry out a highly accurate strike.
China does not want to see trade war with U.S.: Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.
Barack Obama poised to punish Vladimir Putin for US election meddling
The White House plans to revise an executive order designed to punish cyber attacks. The current order doesn't cover interference with U.S. elections.
Disposition Matrix: Obama's kill list 2.0 revealed
President Obama's drone program has been criticized for not only killing its targets without a trial hearing, but also for killing innocent people. But how a...
Under Intense Pressure to Silence Wikileaks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Proposed Drone Strike on Julian Assange
Julian Assange and his free-speech brainchild Wikileaks were once lauded as global heroes of public service among United States politicians and policy makers. But by 2010, four years after its ince…
North Korea: U.S. Crossed 'Red Line', Declared War
North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanct...
Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
Obama Kicks Off Historic Cuba Visit
The visit is the first by a U.S. president in 88 years. President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S....
EXCLUSIVE: China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea
In a move likely to further increase already volatile tensions in the South China Sea, China has deployed fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea, the same island where China deploye...
El Chapo: 'They Are Turning Me Into A Zombie'
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says prison guards who wake him up every two hours are torturing him by not letting him sleep, the Sinaloa cartel chief's lawyer says.
China Urges U.S. To Stop 'Provocative Actions' After B-52 Flights
China called on the United States to end "provocative" military actions Saturday after two B-52 bombers flew near islands in the South China Sea that Beijing claims it owns. Pentagon says flights near...
U.S., Cuba Announce Plans To Resume Commercial Flights
The deal on commercial flights comes exactly one year after Obama and Raúl Castro agree to re-establish ties. The U.S. and Cuban governments announced an agreement to restore commercial flights betwee...
South China Sea: US Navy To Operate 'Whenever, Wherever' International Law Allows, Admiral Says
"International seas and airspace belong to everyone and are not the dominion of any single nation," Admiral Harry Harris said at the Stanford Centre at Peking University. "Our military will continue t...
US Navy Destroyer To Patrol Near Chinese Islands
The move is likely to anger China, which is building artificial islands to boost territorial claims.The move, which U.S. officials have been considering for months, is sure to anger Beijing, which has...
Five Chinese Warships Spotted Off Alaska Coast During Obama Visit
Five Chinese navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said Wednesday, in an apparent first for China’s military that came as US President Barack Obama ...
History of U.S. foreign policy
History of U.S. foreign policy is a brief overview of major trends regarding the foreign policy of the United States from the American Revolution to the present. The major themes are becoming an "Empi...
History of U.S. foreign policy - Wikipedia
War Powers Clause
Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the United States Constitution, sometimes referred to as the War Powers Clause, vests in the Congress the power to declare war, in the following wording:A number of...
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Appointments Clause
Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, known as the Appointments Clause, empowers the President of the United States to appoint certain public officials with the "advice an...
Commerce Clause
The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). The clause states that the United States Congress shall have power "To reg...
Special relationship
The term special relationship, in diplomacy, is used to describe exceptionally strong ties between nations, notably by Winston Churchill in 1946 to describe relations between the English-speaking peop...
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Anglosphere
Anglosphere refers to a set of English-speaking nations with a similar cultural heritage, based upon populations originating from the nations of the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland...
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American intervention in the Middle East
United States foreign policy in the Middle East has its roots as early as the Barbary Wars in the first years of the U.S.'s existence, but became much more expansive after World War II. American polic...
Energy policy of the United States
The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state and local entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as buildi...
Energy policy of the United States - Wikipedia
Petroleum politics
Petroleum politics have been an increasingly important aspect of diplomacy since the rise of the petroleum industry in the Middle East in the early 20th century. As competition grows for an increasin...
United States foreign aid
United States foreign aid is aid given by the United States to other countries. It can be divided into two broad categories: military and economic assistance. It is given by the United States governme...
United States Agency for International Development
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid. Responding to President Barack Obam...
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United States military aid
The United States government first recognized the usefulness of foreign aid as a tool of diplomacy in World War II. It was believed that it would promote liberal capitalist models of development in ot...
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 ...
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...