Beginning with the premise that Congress has reasserted its role in U.S. foreign policy, this book evaluates how Congress is exercising its formal and informal powers and responsibilities. It provides examples of the formal and informal interaction between the legislative and executive branches.
1. Introduction: Legislative — Executive Interaction 2. Evaluating Congress' Foreign Policy Performance 3. Tracing the Congressional Role: U.S. Foreign Policy and Turkey 4. The Panama Canal Treaties: Legislative Strategy for Advice and Consent 5. Congress, Country X, and Arms Sales 6. Nuclear Nonproliferation 7. The Senate and Arms Control: The Salt Experience 8. Conclusion: Sharing Responsibility