The U.S. Constitution and the Power to Go to War: Historical and Current Perspectives

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Contents
Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction Gary M. Stern and Morton H. Halperin1
1 Historical Survey of the War Powers and the Use of Force Louis Fisher11
2 Constitutional Constraints: The War Clause Peter Raven-Hansen29
3 Statutory Constraints: The War Powers Resolution Ellen C. Collier55
4 Treaty Constraints: The United Nations Charter and War Powers Jane E. Stromseth83
5 International Law Constraints Jules Lobel107
6 Judicial Constraints: The Courts and War Powers Harold Hongju Koh121
7 Constraints on "Covert" Paramilitary Action Gregory F. Treverton133
8 "Covert" Paramilitary Action and War Powers Gary M. Stern and Morton H. Halperin149

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  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Military Studies ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 8
  • 1: Historical Survey of the War Powers and the Use of Force 11
  • Notes 26
  • 2: Constitutional Constraints: The War Clause 29
  • Notes 46
  • 3: Statutory Constraints: The War Powers Resolution 55
  • 4: Treaty Constraints: The United Nations Charter and War Powers 83
  • Notes 98
  • 5: International Law Constraints 107
  • Notes 118
  • 6: Judicial Constraints: The Courts and War Powers 121
  • Notes 128
  • 7: Constraints on "Covert" Paramilitary Action 133
  • Notes 147
  • 8: "Covert" Paramilitary Action and War Powers 149
  • Notes 157
  • 9: Emergency War Powers 159
  • Notes 166
  • 10: Common Ground 167
  • Notes 176
  • Appendix 179
  • Selected Bibliography 181
  • Index 191
  • About the Editors and Contributors 197
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