foreign policy


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foreign policy a policy governing international relations
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  • George Washington
    “'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “The purpose of foreign policy is not to provide an outlet for our own sentiments of hope or indignation; it is to shape real events in a real world.”


In literature:

To this sublime policy he invariably adhered, unmoved by foreign intrusion, unshaken by domestic turbulence.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
Were his domestic policy as correct as is now his foreign policy, Seward would be the right man.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
Our policy, both social and foreign, is still mainly founded on the latter basis.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845" by Various
Our foreign policy is to be her foreign policy.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
Wherever Bracondale went, the problems of foreign policy followed him.
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
It became clear that whatever the fate of Salandra and his cabinet, his foreign policy was bound to be continued.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
And not only through the history of our foreign policy.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Blair, Archibald, draws forth Henry's opinions on American foreign policy, 409.
"Patrick Henry" by Moses Coit Tyler
The conduct of the country's foreign policy became hampered by the presidential campaign.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
But Mr. Wilson's domestic policies in spite of their magnitude have been obscured by his foreign policies.
"Woodrow Wilson's Administration and Achievements" by Frank B. Lord and James William Bryan

In poetry:

How far am I from heavenly liberty,
That play at policy with change and fate,
Who should my soul from foreign broils keep free,
In the fast-guarded frontiers of its single state!
"The Cloud's Swan-Song" by Francis Thompson

In news:

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney, center, talks with foreign policy adviser Dan Senor, left, and his vice presidential running mate, Rep Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
Stopping Iran's momentum should be the primary goal for American foreign policy.
Last week, Boris Nemtsov spoke to the Foreign Policy Initiative conference on the state of human rights in Russia and the need for the US to step up to the plate.
Romney's foreign policy vision is little more than a promise to talk tough—at all costs.
Malou Innocent is a foreign policy analyst at the libertarian Cato Institute.
Against the "foreign policy" debate.
Obama's foreign policy is 'confused, incoherent and incompetent' and 'comfortable with American decline'.
As allegations of sexual harassment from the 1990's continue to loom over Herman Cain's campaign this week, the GOP frontrunner is also raising eyebrows with his foreign policy remarks.
Kerry blasts Romney as inept and extreme on foreign policy.
High-Fives and Dope Slaps: Kerry and Powell hit Romney on foreign policy.
FOR ANYONE who's ever said that Americans don't care about foreign policy.
What Does Paul Ryan Know About Foreign Policy.
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan hope to avoid running on foreign policy experience.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice outlines main foreign policy issues for U.S. May 18, 2012 By Wailin Wong, Chicago Tribune reporter.
Senior Fellow at the the American Foreign Policy Council.