Continuity vs change: The trend of American foreign policy.

Populism, the failing democracies, ISIS, North Korea, the rise of China, the challenges from Russia, all of these are problems the United States have to face in 2017. The appearance of these obstacles shows that the current policy is insufficient to fulfil the American leadership.

The emergence of new challenges and significant setbacks are normal in American history; it happens periodically. As history shows, the American foreign policy relies on the strong force of continuity. The continuity dictates the policymaking until a critical historical event or a maj…

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Foreign Affair + East Asia Studies at UVA International Relations and Foreign Policy Researcher; Interests: Foreign Policy, East Asia Politics, Environment

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Zhuoran Li

Zhuoran Li

Foreign Affair + East Asia Studies at UVA International Relations and Foreign Policy Researcher; Interests: Foreign Policy, East Asia Politics, Environment

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