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Presidential war power

Author: Louis Fisher
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third edition, revisedView all editions and formats
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Overview: In this new edition of a classic and bestselling work, Louis Fisher, one of our top Constitutional scholars, updates his arguments throughout, critiques the presidential actions of William Clinton and George W. Bush, and challenges their expansion of executive power. Spanning the life of the Republic from the Revolutionary Era to the nation's post-9/11 wars, the new edition covers: New military initiatives  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fisher
ISBN: 9780700619313 0700619313 9780700619306 0700619305
OCLC Number: 844774969
Description: xx, 355 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Note on citations --
Constitutional Framework: --
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" --
Whiskey Rebellion --
Quasi-War with France --
Neutrality Act prosecutions --
Little Sarah incident --
Barbary wars --
War of 1812 --
Mexican war --
Bombarding Greytown --
Civil war --
Spanish-American war --
America Steps Out: 1900-1945: --
Protecting life and property --
President Wilson's forays --
Intervention in Nicaragua --
World War I --
Curtiss-Wright case --
Legislative constraints in the 1930s --
World War II --
UN Charter And Korea: --
League of Nations --
Creating the UN Charter --
UN Participation Act --
Vandenberg Resolution --
Korean War --
Political repercussions --
Taking Stock: 1951-1964: --
Mutual security treaties --
NATO's legislative history --
Great Debate in 1951 --
Steel seizure case --
Eisenhower's philosophy --
Area resolutions --
Kennedy reasserts executive power --
Vietnam And The War Powers Resolution: --
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution --
Was there a second attack? --
Escalation of the war --
Free World forces --
National Commitments Resolution of 1969 --
Disputes in the courts --
War Powers Resolution --
Analyzing the WPR --
Efforts to amend the WPR --
Military Initiatives From Ford To Bush I: --
Evacuations from Southeast Asia --
Mayaguez capture --
Desert One rescue effort --
Lebanon --
Invasion of Grenada --
Air strikes against Libya --
Escort operations in the Persian Gulf --
Panama --
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: --
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 --
Military operations in Iraq --
Doctoring intelligence reports --
Barack Obama: --
Closing Guantánamo --
Withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq --
Options in Afghanistan --
Military intervention in Libya --
Invoking the state secrets privilege --
Electronic surveillance --
Military detention without trial --
Targeted killings --
Covert Operations: --
Seeds of secrecy --
Early departures from openness --
Intelligence community --
Statutory controls on the CIA --
Covert action in the open --
Iran-Contra affair --
Congressional reforms --
Actions against terrorism --
Restoring Checks And Balances: --
Contemporary justifications --
Jackson's zone of twilight --
Revisiting war powers --
Consultation --
Forbidden legislative veto? --
Compelling court action --
Statutory restrictions --
Thinking national interest --
Appendices: --
A: Framers' debate on the war power --
B: Constitutional allocation of foreign affairs and the war power --
C: UN Participation Act of 1945 --
D: 1949 Amendments to UN Participation Act --
E: War Powers Resolution of 1973 --
Suggested readings --
Index of cases --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Louis Fisher.

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