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Author Kriner, Douglas L

Title After the Rubicon : Congress, presidents, and the politics of waging war / Douglas L. Kriner

Publ Info Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  JK585 .K75 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  JK585 .K75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 322 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Chicago series on international & domestic institutions
Chicago series on international and domestic institutions
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-313) and index
Contents Domestic politics and waging war -- Mechanisms of congressional influence -- Partisan politics and the initiation, scale, and duration of war -- Congressional actions and the conduct of war -- "Sitting ducks" : Marines in Beirut, 1982-84 -- The logic of congressional action -- Congressional constraints and the War on Terror
LC subject Executive-legislative relations -- United States
Politics and war -- United States
Executive power -- United States
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties
United States -- Military policy
United States -- History, Military
ISBN 9780226453552 (alk. paper)
9780226453569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226453553 (alk. paper)
0226453561 (pbk. : alk. paper)