Presidential War Power

ISBN-10: 0700613331

ISBN-13: 9780700613335

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Louis Fisher

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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 5/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Note on Citations
The Constitutional Framework
The British Models
Opposing Monarchical Powers
Associated War Powers
Repelling Sudden Attacks
Separating Purse and Sword
Commander in Chief
Scholarly Analysis
Precedents from 1789 to 1900
Indian Wars
President as "Sole Organ"
The Whiskey Rebellion
Quasi-War with France
Neutrality Act Prosecutions
The "Little Sarah" Incident
Barbary Wars
The War of 1812
The Mexican War
Bombarding Greytown
The Civil War
Spanish-American War
America Steps Out: 1990-1945
Protecting Life and Property
President Wilson's Forays
Intervention in Nicaragua
World War I
The Curtiss-Wright Case
Legislative Constraints in the 1930s
World War II
The UN Charter and Korea
The League of Nations
Creating the UN Charter
The UN Participation Act
Vandenberg Resolution
The Korean War
Political Repercussions
Taking Stock: 1951-1964
Mutual Security Treaties
NATO's Legislative History
The "Great Debate" in 1951
The Steel Seizure Case
Eisenhower's Philosophy
Area Resolutions
Kennedy Reasserts Executive Power
Vietnam and the War Powers Resolution
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Escalation of the War
Free World Forces
National Commitments Resolution of 1969
Disputes in the Courts
The War Powers Resolution
Strengths and Weaknesses
Efforts to Amend the WPR
Military Initiatives from Ford to Bush I
Evacuations from Southeast Asia
The Mayaguez Capture
Desert One Rescue Effort
Invasion of Grenada
Air Strikes against Libya
Escort Operations in the Persian Gulf
The Gulf War
Military Actions by Clinton
Launching Missiles against Baghdad
Combat Operations in Somalia
Troops to Haiti
Air Strikes in Bosnia
Ground Troops to Bosnia
Continued Strikes against Iraq
Afghanistan and Sudan
War against Yugoslavia
George W. Bush
The Preemption Doctrine
Military Tribunals
Military Action in Afghanistan
War against Iraq
Making the Case for War
Enlisting Legislative Support
Unsubstantiated Executive Claims
Voting on the Iraq Resolution
After Military Victory
Doctoring Intelligence Reports
Covert Operations
Seeds of Secrecy
Early Departures from Openness
The Intelligence Community
Statutory Controls on the CIA
Covert Action in the Open
The Iran-Contra Affair
Congressional Reforms
Actions against Terrorism
Restoring Checks and Balances
Contemporary Justifications
Jackson's Zone of Twilight
Revisiting War Powers
A Forbidden Legislative Veto?
Compelling Court Action
Statutory Restrictions
Thinking National Interest
Framers' Debate on the War Power
Constitutional Allocation of Foreign Affairs and the War Power
UN Participation Act of 1945
1949 Amendments to UN Participation Act
War Powers Resolution of 1973
Suggested Readings
Index of Cases
Subject Index
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