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Foreign Affairs and the United States Constitution

Louis Henkin


This text contains Louis Henkin's classic book, long out of print, in a much-anticipated new edition. Reconceived, reorganised, and updated, this book remains a model of clarity. It is all about understanding the United States and its place in world affairs. The book travels through the mysteries of the U.S. constitutional system as it governs U.S. foreign relations. It explains how the U.S. government acts on the world scene — the respective authority of the president and Congress in making foreign policy and conducting foreign relations, conflict and co-operation between them in determining ... More

Keywords: United States, constitution, foreign relations, Congress, President, foreign policy, military force, arms control, arms sale, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198260981
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260981.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louis Henkin, author
Columbia University