Possibilities of congressional influence -- Conditions that abet congressional influence -- Trends in military deployments -- Responding to "opportunities" to use military force / with Douglas L. Kriner -- Studies in domestic politics and the use of force -- Congress and the media / with Douglas L. Kriner -- The media and public opinion -- Conclusion
War Powers Resolution : presidential compliance / F. Richard Grimmett -- The War Powers Resolution : after thirty-four years / F. Richard Grimmett -- War powers litigation initiated by members of Congress since the enactment of the War Powers Resolution / M. David Ackerman
Based on the 11th Presidential Conference at Hofstra University, held in 2005, which was entitled: "William Jefferson Clinton: The 'New Democrat' from Hope."
Includes bibliographical references and index
War powers and constitutional change -- Truman and the post-1945 constitutional order -- War and the national security state -- Vietnam and watergate: the post-1945 constitutional order in crisis -- The constitutional order in the post-vietnam era -- The 9/11 wars and the presidency -- A new constitutional order? -- Appendix : executive branch war powers opinions since 1950
Constitutional struggles -- Appointment powers -- Theory in a crucible : the removal power -- Legislative powers -- Vetoes : presidential and legislative -- Power over knowledge : seeking and withholding information -- The power of the purse -- Treaties and executive agreements -- The war power.