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This quiz tests Foreign Policy Philosophy Neorealist Emphasis on power, certainty, stability; states wish to be at peace but the world is unstable and uncertain, so they have to prepare for war to avoid destruction. We must be strong where it is warranted, but military reductions are the default, and arms control agreements can secure some stability. Bush-41, Waltz, Rice. Politics Knowledge Quizzes, Trivia, IQ Tests
Knowledge Quiz based upon Foreign Policy Philosophy, the Politics selector quiz by Chris Welsch.
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Neorealist Emphasis on power, certainty, stability; states wish to be at peace but the world is unstable and uncertain, so they have to prepare for war to avoid destruction. We must be strong where it is warranted, but military reductions are the default, and arms control agreements can secure some stability. Bush-41, Waltz, Rice.
Show what you know by answering true or false to the following. Answer ''false'' if neither applies or you're not sure. Your score will be calculated on the next page.
Your first question is below.

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We can change the behavior of countries if we change the structure of foreign policy - through treaties or organizations. Institutions shape actors.

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Treaties and organizations cannot alter the basic nature of countries and their behavior. Actors shape institutions.

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Absolutely all violence is wrong.

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BOTH human liberty and capitalist economics are inseparable from a good foreign policy.

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Sometimes it is justified to go to war when you are not directly threatened, for moral or humanitarian reasons like Kosovo, Iraq or the Sudan.

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Free trade with ALL countries, except perhaps in time of war, is the only moral policy.

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People and countries are fundamentally good.

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People and countries are fundamentally self-interested.

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Global commerce and trade leads to greater peace.

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The governmental system is irrelevant in other countries. All governments behave the same way, whether democratic, communist or authoritarian.

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The internal affairs of other countries is a primary concern of a good foreign policy

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The Marshall Plan is one of the single most important developments in foreign policy; supporting democracy and nation-building lead to greater security and prosperity.

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The world is characterized by an unjust dependency wherein the Core or North countries exploit the Periphery or South countries, which must be stopped at once.

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Allies with repressive governments are acceptable as long as it furthers our other goals in the world.

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Pre-emptive war is sometimes justified.

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National and ethnic minorities have a right to fight back against oppression, even if it means attacking civilians.

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The strongest countries have a right to divide the world into spheres of influence, because they are best able to ensure domestic prosperity and international stability.

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No blood for oil!

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Arms control agreements are often effective to bring about peace.

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I agree with BOTH parts: 1) Woodrow Wilson had a lot of good foreign policy ideas, but 2) they were too idealistic to work.

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Its always best to have a very powerful military.

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Transparency and openness improve the chances of peace.

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We must do what is necessary, even if it isn't morally ideal.

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The demands of commerce, corporations and business have too much power in global affairs.
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