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  • Office Of National Drug Control Policy
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    ... implication is that D.A.R.E. could be taking the place of other, more beneficial drug education programs that kids could be receiving". Because of attempting to prevent all drug experimentation and / or use, D.A.R.E.'s objectives are not only unrealistic but also possible counter-productive because they are obviously unattainable. As an example, some studies have shown that adolescents who have experimented with illicit drugs (especially marijuana) are better adjusted than either abstainers ...
  • American National Security Policy Strategies Of Containment
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    Strategies Of Containment A Critical Appraisal Of Postwar American National Security Policy Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy In Strategies of Containment, John Lewis Gaddis looks to analyze the United States national security policy since World War II. Gaddis divides the postwar years into five distinct geopolitical codes, which he analyzes in depth. Gaddis's ystem atic analysis asks the following questions of each geopolitical code: 1....
  • Lack Of A Uniform Gun Policy
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    Topic: Gun Policy Specific Purpose: to persuade my audience that a uniform national gun policy is necessary. Thematic statement / central ideas: A uniform national gun policy is necessary because the gun policies vary from state to state, the lack of a policy allows innocent death, and costs the public money. INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GAINING DEVICE: Let me tell you a short story. At 11: 10 AM, on Tuesday, April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold arrived in the parking lot a few minutes be...
  • Maximum Profit Corporations Need
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    The world was once vast and unknown. Communication was once dreaded as messages would take exceeded amounts of time from one point of destination to the next. Countries would not know of each others affairs for months because the world was large beyond anyones imagination. But as soon as technology reared its head the world rapidly became smaller. It modified everything within its grasp. Communication that once took months could now take seconds. Travelling abroad that would have taken years now...
  • Foreign Policy Strategy
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    VITAL NATIONAL INTERESTS: One vital national interest we have today is the destruction of the spoils system and the removal of incompetent appointed officials. We also need to avoid becoming an imperial power, for it violates the principles of our own Constitution and Declaration of Independence (Vision 744). My third national interest is much like my second, because it is very important, "we must walk away from the dangerous illusion of empire". (Options in Brief handout) LONGTERM FOREIGN POLIC...
  • National Environmental Policy Act
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    Deforestation Deforestation is a major concern in today's society. The destruction of the world's forest areas are leaving millions of acres uninhabitable. The varied species of animals and insects that use to live and thrive from these forests are rapidly becoming extinct. The destruction of the forest is also having a detrimental effect on the people through displacement thus forcing them to seek new living accommodations. Many of these people are loosing their heritage and cultures leaving th...
  • Foreign Policy Objective Of Economic Expansion
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    Foreign Policy As we approach the next Presidential election the topic of American foreign policy is once again in the spotlight. In this paper, I will examine four major objectives of U.S. foreign policy that have persisted throughout the twentieth century and will discuss the effect of each on our nation's recent history, with particular focus on key leaders who espoused each objective at various times. In addition, I will relate the effects of American foreign policy objectives, with special ...
  • Soviet Union In Greece And Turkey
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    Containment and the Cold Warn February 1946, George F. Kennan, an American diplomat in Moscow, proposed a policy of containment. Containment is the blocking of another nation's attempts to spread its influence. During the late 1940's and early 1950's the United States used this policy against the Soviets. The United States wanted to take measures to prevent any extension of communist rule to other countries. The conflicting U.S. and Soviet aims in Eastern Europe led to the Cold War. The Berlin a...
  • Line Of Civil Disobedience
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    Civil Disobedience, Where's The Line Drawn? In order to properly characterize and understand all aspects of civil disobedience we must look at where the line of disobedience stands and who crosses it. This country was founded on the idea of democracy. Our proud and dedicated fore fathers of the Constitution created this nation on a basis of morality and true freedom. Unfortunately, this dream has been contorted. Twisted to fit the ever growing greed and power thirsty idealism's of the powerful a...
  • Sen Fred Thompson
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    Brian Pedersen 3-13-2000 5th Period Berger Saw No 'Extraneous Influences' On Foreign Policy Summary National Security Advisor Sandy Berger testified today that he saw no evidence of "extraneous influences" on the Clinton Administration's foreign policy, despite visits to the White House by some questionable characters with overseas interests. Berger, in testimony before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, said there was no clear policy last year for screening overseas visitors who wanted ...
  • National Debt And Some Early Foreign Policies
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    Benefits of Federalists It is beneficial that Federalists had the most power in the American government for a time before the Republicans gained power. During the Federalist's rule they were successful in creating foundations that allowed others to build upon, but not radically change, the progress of the nation. Just some of the foundations that the Federalists set up were the bank, the national debt, and a foreign policy. The bank was a strong institution set up by Hamilton, the secretary of t...
  • European Network Policy
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    By adopting the policies of the EU, individuals and business entities of the postulant nations will also be able to enjoy the benefits offered under the European Network Policy. The Policy seeks to improve transport infrastructures, boosting trading competitiveness. A successful example of such support is Ireland, whose road networks were dramatically improved under the terms of the policy. The area now receives unprecedented attention from companies wishing to invest in it's thriving economy i....
  • Three Diplomatic Policies
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    The three diplomatic policies, Roosevelt Corollary, Dollar Diplomacy, and Moral Diplomacy, changed the role of the United States in many ways. They expanded America's influence as it began its role as a world power. The United States started becoming part of the business of other countries to spread their power across the nations. Even today, decades after these policies were first put to use, Americans who have studied the history of their country can see that these policies have changed the wa...
  • National Interest
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    What is Foreign Policy? Foreign Policy is a nations' attitude, actions (ie economic sanctions, peacekeeping, military activity) as well as our dealings with other countries (ie trade, immigration, aid, defence) and anything that is directed towards preserving and furthering certain national interests. Foreign Policy seeks to maintain national security, promote economic and trade interests, expand regional and global links, and promote the nation as a good global citizen. Why is FP unique in term...
  • Laissez Faire Policy Of Government
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    Adam Smith: The Founder of Modern Economics Adam Smith was born in 1723 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, fatherless. The exact date of his birth is unknown. Smith was baptized June 5, 1723. At the age of fifteen, he began his schooling at Glasgow and Oxford. In 1751, after he finished school, he was offered a job at Glasgow University where he became the new Professor of Logic. There he lectured on ethics, rhetoric, jurisprudence and the political economy. Just eight years after his teaching career...

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