Four Schools of Foreign Policy and Biden Administration

Discuss different perspectives on how American foreign policy should be conducted and how each may be useful to address current issues.

Suppose that you have just been invited for an interview to fill an independent foreign policy consultant position at a policy institute. If hired, you are expected to lead a task force in charge of reviewing the current administration’s foreign policy record during the last 1.5 years and coming up with recommendations for the next 2.5 years. Discuss W. R. Mead’s four schools of foreign policy in your own words and explain their key ideas. How does Mead relate his four schools of foreign policy to the Biden administration?