Unformatted text preview: -Personality, persuasiveness. -Bully pulpit. o Use stature and publicity to draw attention to an issue) o We must also look at what is not being said by the president as well as what he does say. -How the President makes Foreign Policy o Chief spokesperson of the nation; responds to foreign events. o Proposes legislation. o Negotiates international agreements. o Issues policy statements. o Implements policy. o Independent action. -Analyzing different theories: o Beliefs o Actors o Primary instruments o Strengths/gaps in explanatory power (What theory fails to predict or explain in a post 9/11 world?)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course POLI SCI 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '11