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“This is the best participant/practitioner work on the topic by far. There is a need for it, and the best feature is that it is by a highly respected participant in the congressional-executive relationship, Lee Hamilton.”—James A. Thurber, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University

Chapter List


1. Introduction: New International Challenges and Opportunities

2. Changes in the Making of Foreign Policy

3. Continuities in the Making of Foreign Policy

4. Consultation between the President and Congress

5. Conclusion: Shaping a Twenty-First-Century Foreign Policy


About Woodrow Wilson Center Press

Woodrow Wilson Center Press publishes books by fellows, other resident scholars, and staff written in substantial part at the Wilson Center.