The Importance Of International Affairs

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The United State (U.S.) government has a very active International Affairs. The International Affair’s concerns are not restricted to the United States but to the entire world (International Affairs, 2014). Many times, the U.S. is not welcomed and is consider interfering in matters that does not concern us. There are American people that agree with the citizens in foreign counties that the U.S. should not be involved in issues outside of the U.S. Is our involvement in International Affairs sincere or is it just so we can be seen and heard? The International Affairs goal is to develop a good relationship between the people of the U.S., foreign countries, leaders and citizens. Establish peace, fair trade agreements, and prevent …show more content…
It can change quickly, for instant when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. The U.S. declared war on Japan on December 8, 1941 and our country was involved in WW II (World War II, 2015). Another example was when Saudi Arabia and Egypt could not depend themselves against Saddam Hussein and his military when they invade Kuwait 1990 (Persain Gulf War, 2015). Hussein was given the opportunity to pull out of Kuwait and he refused (Persain Gulf War, 2015). The U.S. then entered into a new war. The U.S. is fighting Afghanistan, terrorist groups such as Isis and who know what else the U.S. Government is involved in that we are not aware of at this …show more content…
They have relationships between the U.S.-Mexico State Alliance, Border Legislative Conference, The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus and the Eastern Trade Council in an effect to prevent or solve problems (International Affairs); however, this does not mean that they find answers or come to a complete agreement, yet they are making an effort. The U.S.-Mexico State Alliance tries to improvement relationships between the two countries (Sharing Capitol Ideas, 2014). The Border Legislative Conference deals with the U.S. Border issues between countries and keeping illegal aliens out and prevents drugs or illegal trade between countries (Sharing Capitol Ideas, 2014). The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus deal with any issues that involves the Great lakes, the states and provinces (Sharing Capitol Ideas, 2014). Those involved is: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and provinces of Ontario and Quebec in Canadian (Sharing Capitol Ideas, 2014). The Eastern Trade Council goal is to improve quality of imports and exports of merchandise between the U.S. and other countries and trying to control the cost (Sharing Capitol Ideas, 2014). The Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey can be found under the International

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