American Foreign Policy Quotes

American Foreign Policy Quotes by Madeleine Albright, Gary North, Henry Kissinger, Michael Scheuer, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, George W. Bush and many others.

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The reason I made women’s issues central to American foreign policy, was not because I was a feminist, but because we know that societies are more stable if women are politically and economically empowered.
Madeleine Albright
Words summarize the American philosophy of life: Live and let live; Let’s make a deal. 8 words summarize American foreign policy: We’re better than you; Do it our way.
Gary North
The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.
Henry Kissinger
So what we have is an American foreign policy that is inextricably linked to domestic matters. It is very dangerous for a politician who desires nothing more than to stay in office to address the mindset that any change in policy is appeasement. And Americans will accept that for a certain amount of time.
Michael Scheuer
Buttigieg was a naval reservist who served as a lieutenant in Afghanistan, so he has seen first hand how American foreign policy has veered wildy off her once-well-rooted tracks.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace.
George W. Bush
I mean, like a lot of kids growing up in the early seventies, I was fed Dr. Kissinger with my Fruit Loops. He was the Dr. Ruth of American foreign policy, and the model statesman.
Eugene Jarecki
The National Security Council’s real role is to coordinate the various activities of the government of the United States in the furtherance of American foreign policy.
Oliver North
No, [the U.S.] has made it clear that we consider a peaceful resolution an essential aspect of American foreign policy. This I believe to be a situation understood by China, but again, it is important to not sound too truculent. Taking on a billion-plus Chinese is not an enterprise which one should enter lightly.
Henry A. Kissinger
I got into journalism not to be a journalist but to try to change American foreign policy. I’m a corny person. I was a dreamer predating my journalistic life, so I got into journalism as a means to try to change the world.
Samantha Power
The great divide in American foreign policy thinking is between those who believe in paper and those who believe in power.
Charles Krauthammer
I am … willing to make it clear that American foreign policy must uphold the sanctity of international treaties. That is the cornerstone on which all relations between nations must rest.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hillary Clinton is pretty much what we would call a foreign-policy realist, someone who thinks the purpose of American foreign policy should be to adjust the foreign policies of other countries, work closely with traditional allies in Europe and Asia towards that end.
Richard N. Haass
We need American foreign policy that tells the world very clearly that it is bad to be our enemy and good to be our friend.
Marco Rubio
I consider myself to be as informed on American foreign policy as anyone in America.
Joe Biden
First of all, the world criticizes American foreign policy because Americans criticize American foreign policy. We shouldn’t be surprised about that. Criticizing government is a God-given right – at least in democracies.
Michael Mandelbaum
I think that American presidents, that position in itself, as well as American foreign policy, it has terrorism in it. CIA agents going to overthrow certain governments – they’re using terrorist tactics. They’re not going in there like, ‘Hey, you wanna have some cake?’
Lupe Fiasco