Top Ten U.S. Presidents with The Best Foreign Policy

The Top Ten
Franklin D Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events ...read more.

Ha was a socialist wannabe dictator who surrounded himself with communists. He sucked up to "Uncle Joe" Stalin, one of history's most prolific mass murderers, and conspired to the enslavement of half of Europe under the Soviets postwar. His disastrous domestic policies caused the Great Depression to last eight years longer in the U.S. than it did in the rest of the developed world. His communistic "New Deal" gave birth to the welfare state in America. A subversive of the highest order.

He carried the U.S. throughout the majority World War II.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

He realized the horrors of war, so he tried his very best to keep the U.S. out of foreign conflicts, and focus on domdstic issues. He also warned about the rise of nuclear weapons, but, sadly, his pleas were ignored.

Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

He masterfully convinced most of Europe to not support the Confederates, which assured the Union's victory.

I guarantee you haven't the first clue what the war was about, or how criminal Lincoln's actions were.

Wasn't talking about the civil war. All I said was that Lincoln cleverly convinced Europe to stay out of the war, which assured Lincoln's victory.

John Q Adams John Quincy Adams was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829 at the peak of a political career during which he served in various capacities.

He opened trade to several countries and promoted non-interventionism.

George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Washington focused on building the country, and keeping out of world affairs until the military was large enough to defend the nation.

Harry S Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.

He helped end World War II, and helped the country transition into a peace-time economy.

He had to make the single biggest decision in the history of warfare.

Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801-1809. He was born on April 13, 1743, and died on July 4, 1826, on the same day 2nd United States President John Adams died.

He stood up to pirates which were harassing Americans, and continued the country's efforts to build the military, while keeping at mind that a large and uncontrollable military can be more of a threat to freedom than a protector of it.

Calvin Coolidge John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor.

There were very few foreign conflicts under the Coolidge administration.

Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the ...read more.
Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton (Born August 19th 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States. He previously served as governor of Arkansas. He became president after unseating incumbent president George H.W. Bush in 1992. He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator ...read more.

After the failure of Rwanda, he set a model for humanitarian interventions that no other president can live up to.

There were also very little foreign conflicts under the Clinton administration.

The Contenders
Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.
John F Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29th, 1917-November 22, 1963) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, ...read more.
Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004
Jimmy Carter James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.

While he did not always make the right decisions, Carter usually tried his best to end conflicts peacefully and to keep the country out of affairs that did not concern them.

He arranged the peace deal between Israel and Egypt.

James Madison James Madison, Jr. was a political theorist, American statesman, and served as the fourth President of the United States.
George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States under Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989.
Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969.
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