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Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Ryan C. Hendrickson


As the United States faces new foreign threats and security challenges, U.S. foreign-policy makers continue to find novel ways of using military force abroad. During the Obama presidency, the United States has engaged in a number of controversial military operations that remain politically contentious and unresolved today. The political process between the president and the Congress over when and how to use the military remains as relevant as ever. In this study of the use of U.S. military power abroad, Ryan C. Hendrickson examines the political process between the president and Congress that ... More

Keywords: U.S. foreign policy, commander in chief, Barack Obama, red lines, war powers, War Powers Resolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813160948
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ryan C. Hendrickson, author
East Illinois University