US Foreign Policy Making

US Foreign Policy - US Foreign Policy Making Chief Executive and the Congress has checks and balances of it President(commander and chief makes the

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US Foreign Policy Making Chief Executive and the Congress has checks and balances of it President- (commander and chief) makes the treaties, but the senators have to approve the treaties Congress (in military affairs)- appropriate funds, (controls the budget) John Kerry- Head of Foreign Affairs Committee, start the first step Ranking member in high services committee- John McCain One check SA Secretary of state- Hilary Clinton (before Condoleezza Rice, before that Colin Powell) Secretary of Defense- Robert Gates (Indiana University) Donald Rums fell(?) National Security Council (NSC)- (created in 1947) to help president integrate the domestic, foreign, and military policies that affect national security. Technically does not make decisions (president) but offers advice and guidance INCLUDES: president, vice president, secretary of state, secretary of defense SERVE AS ADISORY MEMBERS: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Department of Defense (DOD) -( created in 1947)
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US Foreign Policy - US Foreign Policy Making Chief Executive and the Congress has checks and balances of it President(commander and chief makes the

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