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- Nation : A large group of people with a singular, shared, and commonly-accepted historical identity, identified by a universally recognised name.
- Grand strategy : The application of all national means of affecting the actions of other nations and non-national actors; specifically includes but is not restricted to military means
- Diplomacy (foreign policy : Add brief definition or description
- Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations : Add brief definition or description
- Diplomatic immunity : Add brief definition or description
- International organization : Add brief definition or description
- United Nations : An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress.
- International economics : The study of the patterns and consequences of transactions and interactions between the inhabitants of different countries, including trade, investment and migration.
- Economic warfare : The use of principally non-military methods to impose national policy, when those methods deal in the broad sense of economics, such as embargoes, freezing assets, and buying up raw materials. It may be complemented by military means such as intercepting supply shipments or attacking factories.
- International law : The formal conduct of interactions between nation-states, both at the national level and on behalf of their citizens; generally accepted as first formalized by Hugo Grotius.
- International law enforcement : The practice of cooperation, among nations, to deal with individuals or non-state criminal groups, through police and judicial agencies such as Interpol
- Universal jurisdiction : A concept in international law that allows a nation to prosecute an individual charged with offenses against humanity, with no requirement that the defendant or victim be a national of the Requesting State or indeed, that there are any links to the Requesting State and the defendant
- Compellence : A set of decisions, policies and actions intended to force an opponent to take some action, as opposed to deterring the adversary not to take a different action.
- Deterrence : A set of policies and actions that prevent an opponent from taking an undesired action
- Signaling strategy : Actions that do not directly compel or deter an opponent, but attempt to demonstrate that the opponent's continued action will lead to consequences that the opponent does not want.
- Containment policy : A U.S. foreign policy doctrine of the Cold War, begun in 1947, focusing on keeping Communist nations "contained" from further expansion, rather than direct confrontation
- Rollback policy : An alternative to the containment policy of the Cold War, a doctrine of actively pushing the Soviets back from expansion without direct superpower confrontation, largely through support of anti-Soviet insurgencies
- Nationalism : Strong belief that the interests of a particular nation-state are of primary importance.
- National sovereignty : Add brief definition or description
- Revanchism : The desire of a group to enlarge its borders to include territory it believes was unfairly taken from it
- Irredentism : A political belief that territory, now under the control of one nation, belongs, for historic or ethnic reasons, to another nation; a subset of nationalism
- Separatism : Add brief definition or description
- Anticolonialism : Add brief definition or description
- Realism (foreign policy) : A concept, in foreign policy, that actors can cooperate on matters of common external concern, without attempting to reform one anothers' internal structures
- Detente : A transition of the view of U.S. foreign policy from the Cold War model to one based on "realism", and a balance of power among the U.S., U.S.S.R., and China; most associated with Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger
- Wilsonianism : Foreign policy principles of President Woodrow Wilson to achieve a world without war; it also assumed altruistic American exceptionalism, opposition to non-democratic rule, national self-determination and opposition to colonial empires; and may involve the use of military force as a last resort, although it did not contemplate preventive war; sometimes called "idealism" in foreign policy, as opposed to a "realistic" foreign policy that seeks to gain specific economic or military benefits for the nation
- Jacksonian American nationalism : According to Francis Fukuyama, a branch of the U.S. foreign policy tradition of American nationalism, which emphasizes isolationism and nativism
- Neoconservatism : A political philosophy and ideology which combines many traditional conservative opinions with an emphasis on the importance of foreign policy and using American power to push democracy forward.
- Neoisolationism : Primarily a U.S. foreign policy associated with the 1950s, a revival of isolationism arising from increased anti-Soviet and anti-European attitudes