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Introduction

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book aims to find an explanation for the seeming lack of interest among average Americans in the country's foreign policies and ventures, which usually require vast amount of resources but, as ... More


Federal Philosophies and the Structure of American Law

Robert Schütze

in From Dual to Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Structure of European Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199238583
eISBN:
9780191716539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238583.003.02
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The constitutional battle over the nature of sovereignty and federalism in America produced a compromise in the late nineteenth century: dual federalism. The philosophy of dual federalism suggested a ... More


Committee Goals and Oversight Strategies

Linda L. Fowler

in Watchdogs on the Hill: The Decline of Congressional Oversight of U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151618
eISBN:
9781400866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151618.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the distinctive goals of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees led to strategic choices about how much attention to devote to oversight of national ... More


Reforming National Security Oversight in the Senate

Linda L. Fowler

in Watchdogs on the Hill: The Decline of Congressional Oversight of U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151618
eISBN:
9781400866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151618.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter challenges the efficacy of reform proposals currently circulating in Washington and makes practical recommendations for improving the capacity of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign ... More


An Impotent Congress

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 and the corresponding Ch. 10 in Part Three of the book provide background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, ... More


Excursus: A Foreign Affairs ‘Exception’?

Robert Schütze

in From Dual to Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Structure of European Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199238583
eISBN:
9780191716539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238583.003.06
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Is Europe’s foreign affairs federalism “exceptional”? What is the nature of the Community’s implied external competences: exclusive, concurrent or shared? The theory of subsequently exclusive powers ... More


Who Calls the Shots? Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Law, and the Governance of Britain

Colin Warbrick

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with the power to deploy troops overseas, and the national and international law regulating this. It gives a review of the development on this issue over the recent years.


The Dichotomy between EC External Relations and the CFSP

Geert De Baere

in Constitutional Principles of EU External Relations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546688
eISBN:
9780191719998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546688.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter first addresses the question how far it can be said that the second pillar already forms part of the ‘new legal order’ established by the EC Treaty. It then considers whether the ... More


Bombing in the Name of Humanity: the RAF over Kosovo

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The arguments over humanitarian intervention were brought to a head in the Spring of 1999 when, faced with the brutal repression of the ethnic Albanian population in the Serbian province of Kosovo, ... More


The “Transaction of Business with Foreign Nations Is Executive Altogether”

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that authority of the president over foreign affairs arises from the grant of the executive power and not from foreign relations clauses found in the remainder of Article II of ... More


Britain and France and the ‘Empire of the Seas’

Bob Harris

in Politics and the Nation: Britain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reconstructs debates about foreign affairs and Britain's participation in war during the mid-18th century. It explores the ways in which the country's shifting military and international ... More


F. A. Mann (1907–1991)

Lawrence Collins

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Francis A. Mann was a solicitor in full-time practice who nevertheless had a more profound influence on the development of modern English case law than almost any academic writer. A discussion on ... More


Foreign Affairs in English Courts

F. A. Mann

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255642
eISBN:
9780191681615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255642.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book describes and analyses the attitudes and techniques which English judges adopt or ought to adopt when confronted with problems arising from the conduct of foreign policy by the Executive. ... More


The Politics of Foreign Policy

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the question of whether the lack of a rhetorical paradigm in foreign policy might complicate the attempts of the administration to justify its individual diplomatic ... More


Diplomats who were not quite like the rest

Sabine Dullin

in Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622191
eISBN:
9780748651290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Soviet diplomats of a certain rank were few in number compared with those of the Quai d'Orsay, for example. Less than 300 in number in the mid-1930s, they seemed more like diplomats than ... More


International Law

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter treats public international law with a focus upon the extent to which it was allowed to leech into municipal English law, as well as conditioning British conduct of foreign affairs.


The Retirement of Washington

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses George Washington's Farewell Address first given to the public through the newspapers in September 1796, prior to that year's presidential election. The Address excited a ... More


Policy actors and structures: the executive drama

Ben Tonra

in Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter outlines the central political and bureaucratic framework from which Irish foreign policy is constructed to analyses the significance of its evolution. It examines how the foreign policy ... More


Introduction: The Press and the Conduct of Foreign Policy

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses public debate about foreign policy in the early Hanoverian period on three areas: the quantity and accuracy of information and comment about foreign affairs disseminated by the ... More


Proposing a Summit, May–June 1953

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the steps Winston Churchill took to propose a summit. It was part of Churchill's plan to achieve détente, despite the reservations of other world leaders. It looks at the ... More


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