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The Dynamics Of Foreign Policymaking
The President, The Congress, And The Panama Canal Treaties





ISBN 9780367306854
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
263 Pages

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Negotiations and ratification of the 1977 Panama Canal Treaties were major events in the making and conduct of U.S. foreign policy. Beginning in 1973, the negotiations spanned three administrations, and the ratification process dominated the first year and a half of the Carter presidency. This book explains the making of the Canal Treaties, looking

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction and Analysis -- From Conception and Construction to the New Treaties -- Why Change Panama Canal Policy? -- Assessing Executive Impact: Presidents, their Administrations, and the Treaties -- Congress and the Treaties -- Implementation Legislation and Impacts -- Explanations, Costs, and Conclusions -- Appendix A -- Texts of Treaties Relating to the Panama Canal

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Biography

William L. Furlong is associate professor of political science at Utah State University. Margaret E. Scranton is associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.