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United States, Gulf security & war powers

Saud Nasir Al-Sabah

United States, Gulf security & war powers

by Saud Nasir Al-Sabah

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Published by Foreign Policy Institute, Paul H. Nitze School of Advance International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War and emergency powers -- United States.,
  • National security -- United States.,
  • United States -- Military policy.,
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnited States, Gulf security and war powers.
    Statement[Saud Nasir Al-Sabah, Lee H. Hamilton, Caspar W. Weinberger ; Alvin Paul Drischler, editor].
    SeriesFPI policy study groups
    ContributionsDrischler, Alvin Paul., Hamilton, Lee Herbert., Weinberger, Caspar W., Johns Hopkins University. Foreign Policy Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19658230M

    ON STRATEGY: INTEGRATION OF DIME IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY The turn of the last five centuries has been a time for change and new strategic thinking for the powers of the world. Four centuries ago, the advent of the Thirty Years War in followed by the Westphalia Treaty of established the balance of power model of international : John G Krenson. The main trend regarding the history of U.S. foreign policy since the American Revolution is the shift from non-interventionism before and after World War I, to its growth as a world power and global hegemony during and since World War II and the end of the Cold War in the 20th century. Since the 19th century, U.S. foreign policy also has been characterized by a shift from the realist school.

      The United States remains the only country to have deployed a nuclear weapon during wartime, but since at least eight countries have collectively conducted . Offshore balancing seeks to promote America's relative power and security, but it also aims to maximize the opportunity for the United States to be on decent terms with the other great powers.

    the Security Council violated the U.N. Charter by giving Member States overly broad authority. This Article explores the two premises in order to assess the legality of actions taken by both the United States and the United Nations in the Persian Gulf War. In . In , once the war in Kosovo had begun, the Republican House leadership opposed the efforts of Representative Tom Campbell (R-Calif.) to assert Congress' constitutional war powers. During the Clinton years, much like during the Cold War era, Congress -- regardless of which political party was in the majority -- tended to avoid checking.


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