Congress, the Presidency and American Foreign Policy. by John Spanier

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On another level, the issues raised by this case concerned Soviet-American interstate relations. Somewhere between these two levels, domestic politics should be considered. " A number of these actors were also involved in the debate over the amendment. The history of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment illustrated the complexity of contemporary politics. It concerned neither purely domestic nor purely international issues; rather, it concerned both simultaneously. Because of this, many different individuals and groups were involved in the debate over the amendment.

57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 21 Stern, Water's Edge, p. 72. , pp. 73-74. Keohane and Nye, Transnational Relations in World Politics. Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, 'Transgovernmental Relations and International Organizations," World Politics 27 (1) (October 1974): 41. Stern, Water's Edge, pp. 79-80. S. , September 17, 1973. Quoted in Stern, Water's Edge, p. 86. "Exchange of letters between Secretary Kissinger and Senator Jackson, October 18, 1974," in Emigration Amendment Hearing, pp. 36-39. Kissinger in Emigration Amendment Hearing, p.

Princeton University Press, 1972); and John P. Leacacos, "Kissinger's Apparat," Foreign Policy 5 (Winter 1971-72). Chapter 2 Congressional Participation in US-Middle East Policy, October 1973-1976: Congressional Activism vs. Policy Coherence 1 John F Roehm, Jr. S. S. -Soviet detente would serve to minimize the danger of superpower confrontation in the Middle 2 East; and, third, Arab oil could not be used effectively to pressure the West. These assumptions and the status quo were shattered on October 6, 1973, when the Arab states launched the fourth major Arab-Israeli war since the founding of Israel in 1948 and swiftly followed hostilities with the imposition of an oil embargo against the West on October 17,1973.

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