The Pros And Cons Of US Foreign Policy

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U.S. Foreign Policy is a touchy subject. The reason behind this is when American aid is mentioned to a country there is both a feeling of dread and disgust given in response. The Ugly American is both a work of fiction and an exposé. The Ugly American in question is the diplomats sent by the government to aid the fictional Southeast Asian country of Sarkhan. The country was a former communist country that was “slowly returning to democracy”.

Communism was on the rise at that time in Asia, and the United States felt that the only way the spread of Communism could be suppressed was by aggressive diplomatic envoys. This created more problems than solved them. Upon arrival in the country the diplomats were not fluent in Sarkhanese and brought

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