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Unformatted text preview: Constitutional Basis: give auth when dealing with foreign nations 1. Article I I consults ambassadors, prime ministers, etc. These appts are scheduled through senate 2. President is also authorized to make treaties with foreign nations a. All executive agreements 3. Commander in chief with armed forces Article 1 congress may declare war 2. Regulate commerce with foreign nations 3. (negative power) prohibits a state to enter a treaty with a foreign country.-but it may enter an agreement or contract with consent of congress PRESIDENTAL FUNCTIONS Day to day responsibilities: responsible for any negotiations President may sent ppl to foreign countries to see whats up All correspondence btwn countries No private individual can take action with foreign countries without the presidents consent Recognition- President has recognition of power to the new regime also determines our view on other countries. 1. New regime: to send a rep to recognize 2. To conclude some form of agreement treaty. 3. Pres issues a proclamation to recognize ne government Protection of Citizens- to protect our citizens abroad International Commitments Treaties: pres jasto get approval by 2/3 senate : executive agreements : treaties Executive agreement are being used more and more and more treaties are being used less and less Lend-lease program: Lease military to other countries in return we are allowed to use islands for military efforts. Joint-Resolution of Congress-ex: Annex. Of Tx in 19 \835 Agencies of Foreign Police 1. State Dept. a. 1 st department in executive branch to considered to be off again for carrying business with other nations i. Implements foreign policy 2. Sec of State a. President advisor on foreign policy b. President of State Department c. Sometimes acts as spokesman for foreign policy 3. Intelligence Gathering a. Acquiring knowledge about foreign countries i. CIA ii. State Department 4. International Cooperation a. Deals with intinternational organizations i. UN 5. International Economic Activities a. Consulates are involved in prometing and facilitating trade 6. International Info a. Trying to present good things about USA i. PR type thing ii. USA propaganda 7. Staff Services a. Experts in spec areas (budget, language, 8. Defense Department a. National Security Act b. Guy right under president- Sec of Defense (has to be c. Including military, of federal employees are in defense dept. 9. Dept. of Homeland Security a. Created after 9/11 10. CIA a. Created in 1947 to coordinate and analyze info dealing with national security b. Reports to national intelligence director who oversees CIA nad other intelligence agency SECURITY COUNCIL Intergrate foreign and military policies President, vice president, sec. of state, sec of defensePresident, vice president, sec....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course POSI 2320 taught by Professor Henderson during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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