General objectives that guide the activities and relationships of one state in its interactions with other states.

Canada/News/U.S.

If America’s Frist, where is Canada?

Repeated statements made by the United States President Donald Trump that he will make America Frist, especially when it comes to trade, has left its northern neighbor worried. The United States is Canada’s number one trade partner and any disruption in the cross-border trade are bound to have a significant effect on Canada’s economy. Even… Keep Reading

Barack Obama

A Review of Obama’s Asia Pivot Strategy

First mentioned after Hilary Clinton’s article America’s Pacific Century, in Foreign Policy, Asia Pivot has quickly become a very popular buzzword among American politicians. It encompassed the new approach to the deployment of American diplomatic and military power, with East Asia and Pacific becoming a new focal point. Mrs. Clinton, the newly appointed Secretary of… Keep Reading

News/North Korea/U.S.

Americans imprisoned by North Korea to be set free

As the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un approaches, Pyongyang seemed determined to create some goodwill in advance and has decided to release three Americans who have been imprisoned in North Korea. The news was broken by Rudy Giuliani while attending Fox and Friends show on Fox. Mr. Giuliani is currently serving as… Keep Reading

China/News/U.S.

US and China begin negotiations aimed at avoiding a trade war

Led by the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the US delegation will be staying in Beijing until Friday, trying to iron out the kinks in the relations between the two countries caused by the mutual accusations and tariffs threats that could put a serious hamper in both economies. US President… Keep Reading

News/North Korea/U.S.

How Long Will U.S. Soldiers Be Stuck in Korea?

According to an NBC News report, the US President Donald Trump tried pulling out all American troops from Korea, leaving the peninsula stripped of US military presence for the first time since the end of the World War 2. Only the heated opposition from his own chief of staff John Kelly stopped him. Whether such… Keep Reading

News/U.S.

US Foreign Policy should not be “America First”

Donald Trump had a memorable campaign in 2016 where he painted the immigrants as villains while he praised repressive regimes such as Russia and China where human rights and freedoms America stands for are pushed aside. He showed the American people that the US is not as powerful as it used to be and that… Keep Reading

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