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17 Cards in this Set

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The U.S. policy of avoiding entangling alliances with European powers.
Reagan Doctrine
The Reagan administration's commitment to ending communism by providing military assistance to anti-communist groups.
Department of State
Chief executive branch department responsible for formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy.
Department of Defense
Chief executive branch department responsible for formulation and implementation of U.S. defense and military policy.
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Military advisory body that includes the Army chief of staff, the Air Force chief of staff, the chief of naval operations, and the Marin commandant.
The improvement in relations between the United States and the Soviet Union that occurred during the 1970s.
Monroe Doctrine
President James Monroe's 1823 pledge that the United States would oppose attempts by European states to reestablish their political control in the Western Hemisphere.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Agreement that promotes free movement of goods and services among Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
An international organization that replaced the GATT in 1995 to supervise and expand international trade.
doctrine or agenda that supports one-sided action.
a United States policy to prevent the spread of communism abroad.
Bush Doctrine
the phrase described the policy that the United States had the right to secure itself against countries that harbor or give aid to terrorist groups, which was used to justify the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan.
Powell Doctrine
The doctrine emphasizes U.S. national security interests.
Central Intelligence Agency
one of the principal intelligence-gathering agencies of the United States federal government.
National Security Agency
a cryptologic intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the collection and analysis of foreign communications and foreign signals intelligence, as well as protecting U.S. government communications and information systems,[4] which involves information security and cryptanalysis/cryptography.
National Security Council
the principal forum used by the President of the United States for considering national security and foreign policy matters with his senior national security advisors and Cabinet officials and is part of the Executive Office of the President of the United States.
United Nations
an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, political freedoms, democracy, and the achievement of lasting world peace.