GOV 312L Spring 2007 Week 2-2 Overheads

GOV 312L Spring 2007 Week 2-2 Overheads - GOV 312L WEEK 2-2...

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Unformatted text preview: GOV 312L WEEK 2-2 THE MAIN AGENCIES IN FOREIGN POLICY MAKING THE STATE DEPARTMENT Large Slow and bureaucratic Tensions between political appointees and foreign service officers ACTORS IN U.S.LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS 0. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL Small and less bureaucratic Influential--the National Security Advisor often has close ties to the president 7. Often tense relationships with the State Department 8. A mix of political appointees and career bureaucrats THE MAIN AGENCIES IN FOREIGN POLICY MAKING 9. 10. THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY CRUCIAL BECAUSE IT CONTROLS INFORMATION 11. MANAGES COVERT OPERATIONS THE MAIN AGENCIES IN FOREIGN POLICY MAKING 12. CONTROVERSIES OVER THE CIA--EFFORTS TO RESTRAIN IT 13. RECENT MOVES TO RESTORE ITS AUTONOMY 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT Increasingly important Military missions Arms sales Bases TrainingSchool of the Americas (Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation) OTHER AGENCIES OF FOREIGN POLICY 20. AGENCIES THAT MANAGE TRADE AND INVESTMENT 21. Commerce Dept. 22. Treasury Dept. 23. Agricultural Dept. 24. Overseas Private Investment Corporation 25. Export/Import Bank OTHER AGENCIES OF FOREIGN POLICY 26. 27. 28. 29. OTHER AGENCIES OF FOREIGN POLICY DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THE PEACE CORPS THE INTERAMERICAN FOUNDATION 30. INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (NOT U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES) OTHER AGENCIES OF FOREIGN POLICY 31.DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY 32.JUSTICE DEPARTMENT 33.IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE 34.FORMERLY US INFORMATION AGENCY-- CLOSED IN 1999 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. ROLE OF CONGRESS IN FOREIGN POLICY ENACTING TREATIES DECLARING WAR COMFIRMING AMBASSADORS APPROVING ARMS SALES ESTABLISHING BUDGETS CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATIONS NUMEROUS DEBATES--BUT PRESIDENT HAS USUALLY WON NON-GOVERNMENTAL ACTORS IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY 42.The business lobby 43.Labor unions 44.Latin American governments 45.Cuba lobby--Cuban American National Foundation NON-GOVERNMENTAL ACTORS IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY 46.Human rights groups 47.Environmental organizations 48.Think tanks 49.The media ...
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