Ideales democráticos, religión y el destino manifesto en la política exterior de los Estados Unidos

Aya Smitmans, María Teresa
January 2006
OASIS - Observatorio de Análisis de los Sistemas Internacionale;2006/2007, Issue 12, p143
Academic Journal
Usually, the US's foreign policy has been defined as a realistic one in spite of its idealistic origins. Nevertheless, that original idealism is ever present. From Washington's Farewell Address in 1796 to the war in Iraq in 2003, American decision makers have played a two way game between idealism and its democratic models and realism and its interests. These interests that can be strategic, military and economic are, regardless of their importance when it comes to foreign policy decision making processes, secondary visa vis the US's democratic ideals.


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