President Nixon`s Foreign Policy Agenda

PresidentNixon’s Foreign Policy Agenda

Assumptionof office by President Nixon in 1969 brought remarkable changes inrunning the Foreign Affairs. Nixon formulated new strategies toawaken and redesign the U.S. Foreign policy that was at the verge ofcollapsing. U.S relations with the Soviet Union was in the declinegiven the division created by the VIETNAM WAR as well as the manyother changes that were witnessed all over the world had left U.Swithout a direction and failure to formulate policies in line withthe changes.

Nixontook on a resurrection root to place the United States in itsrightful position in the World. He was innovative and a strategist.Refashioning policies in the field of Foreign Affairs was his mostfocus over the years he served. Nixon advocated for peace byestablishing interactive relationship with China and the SovietUnion, a step that was highly ridiculed. He further expanded Americanmilitary involvement in Vietnam and the Southeast that born a newstrategic approach in the Foreign policy thinking. There wasacknowledgment of the change and the bound of authority for U.S and adetermination in exerting more efforts towards implementation of thenew strategies.

Withthe backup from Henry Kissinger, the president had achieved atremendous victory in the field with its impacts appreciated even byhis critics. The created initiatives had born fruits in theestablished relations and Détente. He had integrated a sophisticatedapproach that many didn’t understand with clear with very wellformulated steps into changing the America’s foreign policy.


Nixons`Foreign Policy.2015. Web. 23 Nov. 2015.