Foreign Policy
Vocab!

Diplomacy: the conduct by government officals of negotiations and other relations between nations.

Commander in chief: the supreme commander of the armed forces of a nation or, sometimes, of several allied nations

War Powers Act: The constitution divides the Act of the Executive and Legislative branches: the president rules the armed forces so he is the commander in chief of the armed forces. But the congress can make declerations of war, and support and raise the armed forces.

Ambassadors: a diplomatic official of the highest rank, sent by one sovereign or state to another as its resident representative.

Embassies: a body of persons entrusted with a mission to a sovereign or government, especally an ambassador and his or her staff.

CIA: the U.S federal agency that coorddinates governmental intelligence activities outside the United States.

NSC: National safety society.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committees:The Senate Foreign Relations Committee was established in 1816 as one of the original ten standing committees of the Senate.

NATO: an organization formed in Washington D.C.,comprising the 12 nations of the atlantic pact together with Greece, Turkey, and the Federal Republic of Germany, for the purpose of collective defense against aggression.

Warsaw Pact Countries: A military alliance of communist nations in eastern Europe. Organized in 1955 in answer to NATO, the Warsaw pact included Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union.

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