After the Rubicon : Congress, presidents, and the politics of waging war (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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After the Rubicon : Congress, presidents, and the politics of waging war

Author: Douglas L Kriner
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Series: Chicago series on international & domestic institutions
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the United States goes to war, the nation's attention focuses on the president. This title reveals that even in politically sensitive wartime environments, individual members of Congress  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas L Kriner
ISBN: 9780226453569 0226453561 9780226453552 0226453553
OCLC Number: 780486282
Description: x, 322 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Domestic politics and waging war --
Mechanisms of congressional influence --
Partisan politics and the initiation, scale, and duration of war --
Congressional actions and the conduct of war --
"Sitting ducks" : Marines in Beirut, 1982-84 --
The logic of congressional action --
Congressional constraints and the War on Terror.
Series Title: Chicago series on international & domestic institutions
Responsibility: Douglas L. Kriner.

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"Douglas Kriner closely scrutinizes how and when Congress influences foreign policy in this very fine book. This is the best statement, quantitative or qualitative, I've seen on the role of Congress Read more...

 
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