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The Emerging Foreign Policy Under Zuma Continuity or Change

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The emerging foreign policy under president Zuma continuity or change

By Thabang Shaun Dladla

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  1. Introduction…………………………………………………..2
  2. Definition of concept………………………………………..2
      3.1 Foreign policy………………………………………………..3
      3.2 National interest…………………………………………….3
  3. The Mandela foreign policy ……………………………….3
  4. The Mbeki foreign policy……………………………………5
  5. The Zuma foreign policy……………………………………7
  6. Is it a continuity or change…………………………………8
  7. Conclusion…………………………………………………..9
  8. References…………………………………………………..10

1. Introduction

The central idea at play in international relations has always been that of states interacting with one another in the pursuit of their national interest. Many international relations personnel’s   have always argued that foreign affairs starts with domestic affairs, this has proved itself to be true in many case studies in world affairs like that of South Africa Prior and post 1994. Since 1994 the policies of south Africa has been that of restructuring and correcting the injustices of the apartheid governments both domestically and internationally and finding its place in international politics, since the republic of south Africa was isolated from international politics because of the policies they pursued domestically. Prior 1994 the foreign policy of South Africa was acting upon the interests of the white minority laying aside those of the black majority and it was primarily based on the constant search for security. In contrast to that the foreign policies pursued by the post apartheid governments have been that of restructuring domestic issues and transforming South Africa into an internationally recognized global actor.
This paper seeks to compare the foreign policies of South Africa post apartheid till the end of the President Mbeki’s period and that of the emerging Zuma administration. This is to show that there is continuation from the previous...

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