Clinton The Peacemaker

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  • 1. <ul><li>Goal: Keep FoPo Submerged until Domestic Problems are solved. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxes, Health Care, Welfare Reform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who is Enemy #1? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer-No one… “New responsibilities to embrace” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning Curve-Tony Lake (NSA) and Madeline Albright (State) </li></ul>
  • 2. <ul><li>A.Russia-START II Signed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limits Nuclear Weapons US (3500) & USSR (2997) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Removal of all MIRV’s by 2003 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B.NAFTA-North American Free Trade Agreement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lowered/Eliminated tariffs and barriers to trade between US, Canada, & Mexico </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created the world’s largest free trading bloc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the Pros and Cons to this major agreement? </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>C. Oslo Accords (September 13, 1993) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Israel -Yitzhak Rabin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Egypt(PLO)-Yasir Arafat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement that allows for Palestinian Self-Rule in Gaza and West Bank </li></ul></ul><ul><li>D. Middle East Treaties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Israel/Jordan -October 26, 1994 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>US Forgave $1 Billion in Debt and US agreed to sell high-tech weapons to King Hussein </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wye Memorandum -October 23, 1998 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Israel will withdraw troops from the West Bank </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Operation Uphold Democracy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sept 95-US orders Cedras to step down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 ndoccupation of Haiti in 20 thCentury </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>October 21, 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Carter helped w/ negotiations </li></ul><ul><li>NK agreed to freeze/dismantle nuclear bombs-take 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>NK gets oil & $4 Billion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Would build light-water reactors that make it more difficult to construct atomic bombs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pyongyang-open to UN inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Pros-defused a big threat to nuclear war… </li></ul><ul><li>Cons-it was a bribe, paper tiger??? </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>July 11, 1995-Formal recognition of Vietnam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issue was POW’s, still 2265 missing (H. W. Bush) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clinton lifted 19 year embargo on trade (February 3, 1994) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pepsi, GE, Nike, Mobil all moved in </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Former Yugoslavia </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-”Ethnic Cleansing” </li></ul><ul><li>Serbian President-Slobodan Milosevic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement-stop ethnic cleansing and allow Bosnians, Croats, Serbs-to live together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>60,000 NATO Force </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20,000 US would help w/reconstruction </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>April 10, 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Ends Civil War in Ireland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IRA & Sinn Fein </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ireland renounces all claims on N.I. </li></ul>
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