The Road to War: Congress' Historic Abdication of Responsibility
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The Road to War: Congress' Historic Abdication of Responsibility

by Robert Kennedy
     
 

A troubling look at why, for a variety of reasons, congressional power on issues of war and peace has diminished over time, resulting in an abdication of responsibility as the executive branch led the United States into a war with Iraq in 2003.

• Includes primary sources such as English parliamentary documents, records of the Federal Convention, Federalist

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Overview

A troubling look at why, for a variety of reasons, congressional power on issues of war and peace has diminished over time, resulting in an abdication of responsibility as the executive branch led the United States into a war with Iraq in 2003.

• Includes primary sources such as English parliamentary documents, records of the Federal Convention, Federalist and Anti-Federalist papers, annals of Congress, Congressional Globe, Congressional Record, and Supreme Court cases

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"Recommended. General readers and students of all levels." - Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313372353
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/23/2010
Series:
Praeger Security International Series
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Kennedy is a professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

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