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


Become a Foreign Affairs Analyst

Do you think about a career that may be good for you? People are not aware that a bunch of career calls exist and one of them, which is not so popular, is a foreign affairs analyst. What is a foreign affairs analyst? It is an expert in one or more fields regarding international relations… Keep Reading


What is Foreign Policy?

The U.S. government has one most important function. It is to conduct relations with little less than 200 world’s nations. Every nation is a sovereign country. Every country has authority over its territories. In accordance with this, all states in the world are equal. The objective of Foreign policy is to decide in which way… Keep Reading


America and the Geopolitics of Upheaval

In 1969, Henry Kissinger wrote: “The essence of a revolution is that it appears to contemporaries as a series of more or less unrelated upheavals. But the crises which form the headlines of the day are symptoms of deep-seated structural problems.” At that time, the world was facing the distribution of power, which influenced the… Keep Reading


The Painful Story of How U.S. Special-Operations Forces Grew Up

Have you ever wondered about the US Special Operations Forces and the story that lies behind? Well, we have to tell you that it is a rather painful one. In his interview with Mark Bowden, a journalist writing a book about bin Laden operations, President Obama provided a brief explanation, saying the following: “Special Forces… Keep Reading


John Quincy Adams and Grand Strategy

Last year, Dr. Charles N. Edel, a professor at the National War College spoke about his experiences in the academic world and the world of politics. He also talked about his book called “Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic.” Apparently, this grand strategy can be applied to the modern… Keep Reading

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Daniel Samuel “Dan” Senor – Foreign Policy Initiative

Daniel Samuel “Dan” Senor is former chief spokesman for Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq and senior foreign policy adviser to U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney during the 2012 election campaign. He was born on November 6th, 1971. During his life, he worked as a columnist, writer, and political adviser. He also appeared on Fox News… Keep Reading


Iran Renews Its Interest In Latin America – Javad Zarif Visits

The U.S. and Iran signed a nuclear agreement, but this Middle East country continues to challenge America. The visit of their foreign minister, Javad Zarif to Latin America, is a sign of this. They want to create unrest and threaten the States by sponsoring terrorism, promote its radical Islamist ideology, and strengthen alliances with anti-American… Keep Reading


The Reason American Foreign Aid Works

If you ever doubted whether US foreign aid works, we need to go a few years back when Barack Obama was the President of the United States. In spring, 2014, Obama’s visit to South Korea marked one of the greatest success stories of foreign aid in the history of the United States. At that time,… Keep Reading

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FPI Analysis: Bush, Obama, and Islam

The politics of two presidents – George W. Bush and Barack Obama differed greatly. However, after notorious Paris attacks, Obama pay respects to Bush and his decision not to declare war on Islam. Bush managed to differentiate Islam from terrorism although terrorism is connected to this religion often. At the press conference after the Paris… Keep Reading

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