Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president's time in office.Explicate the diplomatic doctrine with
reference to specific actions or events that occurred.describing the effects of these diplomatic efforts for the U.S. and other countries.Assess, in conclusion, the advantages and disadvantages of the particular doctrine that was followed.Cite at least four (4) reputable sources in addition to the textbook.
We will deal with the basic ?doctrine? of Jimmy Carter. His ?doctrine,? unlike the others such as Nixon or Reagan, was localized. His concern about the use of force dealt only with the Persian Gulf region. Carter's doctrine centered around the Gulf as the single area where the Us will use force to defend its interests. Of course, his foreign policy approach was far more complex than this.
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Here are 4 books (all available on Google books) that summarize the basic concepts of the Carter doctrine and his general approach to foreign policy.
American Foreign Policy: Carter to Clinton; John Dumbrell
The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed to Change U.S. Foreign Policy; Itai Nartzizenfield Sneh
Jimmy Carter and the Horn of Africa: Cold War Policy in Ethiopia and Somalia; Donna R. Jackson
The Dynamics of Foreign Policy Analysis: The Carter Administration and the Neutron Bomb; Vincent A. Auger
Not a bad article here: http://www.salon.com/2010/08/17/jimmy_carter_and_iran/
The basic thrust of the foreign policy of Carter is centered around the American reaction to the US failure in Vietnam and the problems of Watergate. The point is that Carter took over as President at a time when trust in public institutions were at an all time low. Carter then views himself as someone who needed to change radically the nature of American foreign policy and tightly integrate it with domestic ideas.
That single idea is human rights. For Carter US foreign policy should be centered around that minimum of basic human rights that all governments should protect. American aid and support then, was to be connected to these basic human rights. These were, of course, freedom of speech, religion and assembly. Governments, if they wanted US aid, needed to introduce these reforms into their social life.
One incident that can be discussed is ...
the solution provides information, advise and a discussion of a certain diplomatic effort that took place when former US Pres. Jimmy Carter was in office and how the situation was handled via a particular doctrine.