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Policemen of the World

Policemenof the World


Theterm ‘policemen of the world’ have been used to refer to theUnited States even after the civil war (this reference continues tobe part of the state as it seems to many like the U.S is meddling inother nations’ affairs. According to its foreign policy, the U.Sinsist on its mission to have permanent alliances with any country.However, the intervention of the Army in foreign countries cause moreharm than good. Army interventions in foreign countries by the U.Shave in recent years been a humanitarian crisis and an escalation ofconflict.


1.The U.S is known as the policemen of the world for its extensiveinvolvement in foreign matters (Grossman, 2001).

a)In 2011, U.s troops and missiles used in Libya against Gaddafigovernment. It caused the humanitarian crisis and world uproar.

b)In 2013, the military action was taken to Syria. This is a continuousbattle that has so far brought disaster to civilians.

2.The rise of U.S to become powerful world policemen (B, 2016).

a)Very strict laws against other nations producing or developing anynuclear weapons

b)Foreign rules for anti-terrorism

c)Implementing variations in migration policies

3.Ever since World War II, U.S has taken on regulatory roles in someinternational incidents.

a)The conflict in Korea (1950)

b)Syrian terrorism 2013-present)

c)Support to the Russian and Polish public for a democratic andcapitalistic government

4.Forces that fueled international policy decisions following the civilwar

a)Division of Capitalist and Communist Bloc leading to the Cold War

b)Korean and Chinese wars

c)Treaty on the North Atlantic


Insummation, the world policemen continue to be involved in matters ofother countries with an account to the policies set by thegovernment. Though this is a mission that should bring peace andharmony to the affected innocent civilians, some of the militaryintervention only makes situations worse (Vartavarian, 2015). Itcould, therefore, be termed as sometimes being a move with negativeimpact to the conflict surrounding a particular nation.


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Vartavarian,M. G. (2015, May 18). U.S. military intervention in Iraq andAfghanistan. Retrieved November 18, 2016, fromhttp://www.nhlrc.ucla.edu/Institute/article/153245

B.(2016, August 8). Foreign Policy After the Cold War – Boundless OpenTextbook. Retrieved November 18, 2016, fromhttps://www.boundless.com/political-science/textbooks/boundless-political-science-textbook/foreign-policy-18/the-history-of-american-foreign-policy-110/foreign-policy-after-the-cold-war-588-4256/