Gov 312L Fall 2008 Week 3-1 overheads

Gov 312L Fall 2008 Week 3-1 overheads - WHO MAKES U.S....

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EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONGRESS BIG BUSINESS NON-PROFITS MEDIA AND PUBLIC OPINION WHO MAKES U.S. POLICY TOWARD LATIN AMERICA?
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NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES ECONOMIC ISSUES NARCOTICS AND LEGAL ISSUES IMMIGRATION ISSUES DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS CULTURAL ISSUES ISSUES IN U.S. POLICY TOWARD LATIN AMERICA
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THE PRESIDENT HAS SIGNIFICANT TREATY-MAKING POWERS But treaties need to be ratified by a 2/3 vote of the Senate. This may lead to changes. However, presidents may use executive agreements to bypass congress. Presidents may also use fast-track rules to reduce congressional interference Ex:Panama Canal Treaty PRESIDENTIAL POWERS IN FOREIGN POLICY
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THE PRESIDENT HAS SIGNIFICANT MILITARY POWERS But the War Powers Act of 1973 requires: 1. President must report to Congress within 48 hours if he commits troops outside the U.S. 2. President must terminate use of force within 60 days unless congress has approved it.
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course GOV 312L taught by Professor Madrid during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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