What Is a Moral Foreign Policy?

March 10, 2020 10:19 am

CAMBRIDGE – Many Americans say they want a moral foreign policy, but disagree on what that means. Using a three-dimensional scorecard encourages us to avoid simplistic answers and to look at the motives, means, and consequences of a US president’s actions. Consider, for example, the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and the two George Bushes. When people call for a “Reaganite foreign policy,” they mean to highlight the clarity of his rhetoric in the presentation of values. Clearly stated objectives helped educate and motivate the public at home and abroad.

BEIJING, Sept. 3: China said Tuesday that it’s not the source of the fentanyl that’s killing Americans, contrary to President Donald Trump’s recent tweets blaming China for the drug deaths.

It has emerged that President Trump approved military strikes against Iran before pulling back at the last minute when planes were in the air and ships were in position.

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, March 8: Authorities in the southern Mexico state of Chiapas say at least 25 Central American migrants have died when the truck they were travelling in overturned.

Feb 3: According to the new study from the American Heart Association, 121.5 million Americans, or roughly 48.5 percent, have heart or blood vessel disease as of 2016.

Living in two worlds

January 26, 2019 00:10 am

The cashier scanned a frozen pepperoni pizza along with other grocery items, checked them out, and the family dashed out of the store.

WASHINGTON, Jan 17: A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that IS had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S. forces.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 8: Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for work in integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday.

NEW YORK, July 4: Americans are marking Independence Day with parades, fireworks and, for some, a renewed sense of pride in their 242-year-old nation. For others, a sense of a United States divided weighs heavy on its quintessential holiday.

CANCUN, MEXICO, Dec 21: Driver negligence and speed caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, officials said Wednesday.

Being married to a rapper can seemingly go both ways: While half of America likes Beyoncé Carter-Knowles, Kim Kardashian West is liked by 22 percent, according to Ipsos’ recent “Favorability Study”. 8 and 7 percent of Americans respectively seem to be living behind the moon and haven’t heard of either of the ladies.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 2: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms.

Most Americans think Trump's wiretapping claims are false

LANGLEY, VA, Jan 19: The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday unveiled revised rules for collecting, analyzing and storing information on American citizens, updating the rules for the information age and publishing them in full for the first time.

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16:  The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.

Americans' perceptions on 8 years of Obama

3 Americans arrested for flying drone

November 28, 2016 17:46 pm

PARBAT, Nov 28: Police have arrested three US nationals for flying a drone equipped with cameras without permission.

“Up the Establishment!” That was the message voters sent when they elected Donald Trump to be the next president of the United States. It was a message of anger and frustration – and defiance.

Canada's main immigration website appeared to crash and New Zealand reported increased traffic from U.S. nationals as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump inched closer to the White House on Wednesday.

TIMES SQUARE, Nov 9: As Americans get ready to elect their 45th president, Nepali Americans, a relatively new community in this country, were upbeat about voting under this unique electoral system.

WASHINGTON, Nov 8:  After nearly two years of bitterness and rancor, America will elect its 45th president Tuesday, making Hillary Clinton the nation's first female commander in chief or choosing billionaire businessman Donald Trump, whose volatile campaign has upended U.S. politics.

NEW YORK, Nov 8: Media in the United States have termed the 2016 presidential election  'a race like no other' race. Americans are found using terms like 'unprecedented', 'unique', 'crazy' and 'really the low one' to define the election race of 2016.

Nepali Americans celebrate Dashain

October 12, 2016 11:28 am

NEW YORK, Oct 12: Nepali Americans have also celebrated Bada Dashain by putting tika and jamara on Dashami. Even being seven seas apart, the Internet has played a huge role in connecting families.

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 13: The U.S. military in Africa said Wednesday it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan's capital, Juba, to help secure American personnel and facilities in the war-torn city, while South Sudanese trying to flee the country by road reported attacks, killings and robberies by armed men.