What was the major cornerstone of jimmy carter's foreign policy while president?

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    What was the major cornerstone of Jimmy Carter's foreign policy while president?

    Human Rights


    Jimmy Carter was President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and his foreign policy marked a change from the policy and practices of the Nixon administration and he based his foreign policy in the country's highest moral principles. He focused it on human rights, democracy and global poverty, and stated that US policy was designed to serve mankind. Among the things he did, he ended US support to some of Latin America┬┤s abusive leaders, like President Soma in Nicaragua, and Augusto Pinochet in Chile. He negotiated the return of the Panama Canal to Panama, advocated to end the Arab Israeli conflict, also normalized relations with China.