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Domestic and Foreign Affairs

"Today, the distinction between domestic and foreign affairs is diminishing. In a globalized world, events beyond America's borders have a great impact inside them. Our society must be open to people, ideas, and goods from across the globe" (Pearson Custom Publishing, 2003, p.91).

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The phrase above signifies the increasing interdependence among the nations in this globalized world. In today's globalized world, the increased interaction between nations due to enhanced trade, political and socio cultural relations implies that nations cannot remain aloof from each other and are extensively impacted by the events, trends and happenings in other nations around the world.

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"Today, the distinction between domestic and foreign affairs is diminishing. In a globalized world, events beyond America's borders have a great impact inside them. Our society must be open to people, ideas, and goods from across the globe" (Pearson Custom Publishing, 2003, p.91).

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