Factors Influencing the Foreign Policy of Germany

Document Type:Essay

Subject Area:Politics

Document 1

The larger the size of your territory the higher the chances of becoming big powers in international relations (Mankoff, Jeffrey, & Mankoff). National interest and nationalism is a great influence on the foreign policy. It is the superiority a nation feels over the others, have no relations. National interest is the force behind a nations act, ideological and moral differences. Its concepts refer to objectivity, and the ability to compromise. Germans foreign policy needs to be oriented towards the USA. Schroders chose the easy way out by mobilizing against the warmongering USA and not explaining the complicated diplomatic correlation. He did not look at the long-term effect. It is a disadvantage to the German interest. Thus even with France alliance, it was impossible for the Federal Republic to make the USA change its course due to lack of soft or hard power resources.

Sign up to view the full document!

From $10 to earn access

Only on Studyloop

Original template