Study Questions

These short-answer review questions cover key themes and learning objectives within each chapter.

1. In your own words, define and describe the terms “grand strategy” and “tactics.” How do they relate to one another?

2. What methods and tactics has the United States used in military policy? Be sure to reference deterrence, alliances, and missile defense.

3. How does terrorism impact U.S. foreign policy? In what ways has the United States attempted to combat acts of terror? How has the United States been successful or unsuccessful?