American Foreign Policy 1945-2017

Foreign Policy Eras

VE Day

May 8, 1945

VJ Day

September 2, 1945

The Cold War

1946 - 1991

End of the Soviet Union

December 25, 1991

September 11th Terrorist Attack

September 11, 2001

War on Terror

September 11, 2001 - Present

Presidential Administrations

Death of Franklin Roosevelt

April 12th 1945

Harry S. Truman

April 13, 1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald Ford

August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1977

Jimmy Carter

January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981

Ronald Reagan

January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

George H. W. Bush

1989 - 1993

Bill Clinton

January 20, 1993 - January 20, 2001

George W. Bush

2001 - 2009

Barack Obama

January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017

Donald Trump

2017 - Present

Military

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

Desert Storm

1990 - 1991

War in Afghanistan

October 7, 2001 - December 28, 2014

Iraq War

2003 - 2011

Diplomatic

Covert Action