Should The U.S. Be Isolationist or Interventionist?

Posted by: GooseOnTheLoose

A country's foreign policy is the method used to deal with other foreign nations. U.S. foreign policy can be broken down into two main parts: isolationism and interventionism. Isolationism is the idea that the U.S. should remain neutral and to avoid intervening in the political affairs of other countries whenever possible in order to build a solid foundation at home. Interventionism is the idea that the U.S. should engage and intervene in the political affairs of other countries in order to promote the nati

Poll closed on 2/22/2016 at 12:00AM.
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Isolationalism (Yes we should mind our own business and focus on what's happening at home!)

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Interventionism (We should use our power and influence to shape our global community because nobody is capable!)

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Non interventionist

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Neither - Cooperative, Rather than Competitive

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Uuhh I Honestly Don't Know (Or care)

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Carolean_Karl says2016-02-19T19:38:43.6054542Z
I think the USA needs to clean up it's act in the middle east, then it can adopt an isolationist policy. Just like a child needs to clean up their messes before they can do something else.
mikey2003 says2017-01-08T17:43:02.7671634Z
The US should not need to be the police of the world but they should monitor what happens in there hemisphere that is why they care so much about Cuba it is 90 miles away and could launch bombs on Miami there is no such thing as complete isolation or interventionism you can not isolate yourself from the rest of the world completely because then you have allies that you have to help out terrorist wont leave your country alone they will still attack you and you still have to trade with foreign countries that have products that your citizens have come to depend on that being said you really cannot truly isolate yourself from the rest of the world while I think the US should intervene more than isolate themselves they don't have to monitor every country and keep track of what is happening and step in if there is a conflict because that is going overboard and you end up trying to control the whole world you shouldn't do that but you should still intervene and try to keep peace throughout the world by using force and diplomacy to help your allies.

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