posted by Linda
Can someone give me a few examples of economic factors/conditions determining foreign policy decisions.
The one example I have so far is the economic crash in 2008 triggering a outcry for economic relief. People no longer cared about the iraq war.
Japan cut off from oil supplies in Southeast Asia and from steel from the US and others feels it must defeat western navies in the Pacific to protect its vital supply routes. It attacks Pearl Harbor and the Philippines and the Dutch and English in Asia. Dec 7, 1941