Kahina GOUDJIL / Hachemi ABOUBOU 324 economic order it was more about apolitical and cultural aspiration of the American identity and interests than a strategy. It practically demanded a balance of power based on freedom” (The National Security Strategy of the United States of America, 2002). 3. Bush Doctrine On October 7, 2001, the United States of America attacked Afghanistan as an anticipatory self-defense measure after the 9/11 attacks. The campaign's motto is to preserve global liberal values and deter terrorism, threatening American national security and the international community. Promoting democracy (as it stands for Americans) worldwide was the cornerstone of the Bush administration and the key element of his foreign policy. Many experts believe that democracy promotion is vital fora nation's economic prosperity and an edged weapon against terrorism. US. foreign policy debates were essentially based on repositioning democracy in the war on terrorism. Moreover, to recalibrate democracy, promotion to better fit broader changes occurred in the overall international context (Carothers, 2007, p. In his speech at Fort Drum New York, 2001, President Bush confirmed his intention to act deliberately, "We will prepare deliberately and act decisively" he added. "America will not leave the safety of our people and the future of peace in the hands of a few evil and destructive men, "We will defeat the enemies of freedom" Bush emphasized (Be Proud, Strong, and Ready. The President’s words were a declaration of his new policy, reflecting his unilateral national security decision- making. The US. and UK submitted a report to the UN alerting that "In response to the attack [9/11 attacks, and following the inherent right of individual and collective self-defense, United States armed forces have initiated actions designed to prevent and deter further attacks on the United States" (Negroponte Letter to UN Security Council President, 2017). The new threat to American security, according to Bush, cannot be contained as the Cold War and the Soviet archetypal. This threat of terrorism is fanatic and should be exterminated. A preventive war must be waged, expressed Bush, against an escalating threat to the United States and its allies. This evidence of an approaching threat after the 9/11 attacks made the U.S.'s preventive war doctrine a straightforward strategy. Safe territory, predominance, and supremacy are its key items.