Read Unit 7, watch the videos, and integrate the material with lecture/discussions from Unit 7. Answer the following questions (1-2 paragraphs per question).
1. Discuss the evolution of American foreign policy from the early years of isolationism to the contemporary era of engagement.
2. Discuss the various instruments of foreign policy (e.g., Diplomacy, Economic Sanctions, War).
3. Describe and explain how ISIS came to be in the Middle East. What makes terrorism such a difficult problem for American foreign policymakers?
4. What is the function of political parties and how are they different from interest groups?