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Foreign Affairs Federalism: The Myth of National Exclusivity

Michael J. Glennon and Robert D. Sloane


Challenging the myth that the federal government exercises exclusive control over U.S. foreign-policymaking, Michael Glennon and Robert Sloane propose that we recognize the prominent role that states and cities now play in that realm. Foreign Affairs Federalism provides the first comprehensive study of the constitutional law and practice of federalism in the conduct of U.S. foreign relations. It could hardly be timelier. States and cities recently have limited greenhouse gas emissions, declared nuclear free zones and sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants, established thousands of sister-city ... More

Keywords: federalism, Constitution, states, cities, Congress, president, international law, foreign affairs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199941490
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941490.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Glennon, author
Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Robert D. Sloane, author
Professor of Law and R. Gordon Butler Scholar in International Law, Boston University School of Law