(solution) By the mid-20 th century, the United States had become the

(solution) By the mid-20 th century, the United States had become the

By the mid-20th century, the United States had become the dominant force in international relations. Some have argued that the United States? military functions as the world?s ?police.? This assignment covers the manner in which this shift occurred and the consequences the United States faces as a result of its status as ?policemen of the world.? Using the Internet and reputable news sources, research two (2) real-life international incidents from the past five (5) years in which:

  • The U.S. used military action abroad.
  • Controversy existed within the American public regarding U.S. involvement.
  • Controversy existed within the country or countries affected by U.S. involvement.
  •  this assignment you will create an outline of the main points you want to address in this paper.

Write a one to two (1-2) page outline in which you:

  1. Describe the two (2) international events involving the US military from the past five (5) years you investigated that can be traced back to a foreign policy created after the Civil War.
  2. List three (3) aspects of US history since 1865 that have led to the US?s rise as a world super power policeman.
  3. List three to five (3-5) international incidents since World War II where America has taken on a policing role.
  4. List three to five (3-5) driving forces that fueled international policy decisions involving the international incidents you outlined previously. (Consider treaties, exit strategies, elections, wars, etc.)
  5. Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook.Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.