Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: U.S. Foreign Policy and Interventionism vs. Isolationism

U.S. Foreign Policy and Interventionism vs. Isolationism

New Republic magazine Editor John Judis on the geopolitical considerations of foreign policy, and interventionism vs. isolationism.

Description

New Republic magazine Editor John Judis on the geopolitical considerations of foreign policy, and interventionism vs. isolationism.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the foreign policy theory that “resonates with public opinion”, according to John Judis.
  • Explain why Mr. Judis disagrees with the effectiveness of this theory.
  • Explain Mr. Judis’ views on the methods or the “how” to carry out a more interventionist foreign policy. What examples does he provide to support his opinion?
  • Describe the relationship between the “mass” and “elite” views of foreign policy in the United States.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Bipolar
    • Geopolitics
    • Interdependence
    • Interventionism
    • Isolationism
    • Neoconservatives
    • Unipolar

    Topics

    Foreign Policy

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity