Foreign Policy-Making Processes in XX-XXI Centuries: Theoretical and Practical Background on the Example of the USA
“Avoid entangling alliances”- these words were formulated by George Washington in
1789 and contained a message to the country to respect and regard other nations.
Those words shaped United States foreign policy for more than a century.
Today, as with all policy making, many people and organizations have a hand in setting
United States foreign policy, but the President almost always has the primary responsibility
for shaping it.
The article aims to represent the political system of the U.S. and its implications toward
foreign-policy making provisions, the key members of the foreign policy team players,
the missions and goals of the USA government in foreign-policy decision making process.