TITLE

Presidential Deniability

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
New Leader;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the notion of presidential deniability, a concept in which an action by the U.S. president is maintained against Constitutional provisions if that action is made for the national interest. Instances in U.S. history in which presidential deniability were held by the president; Alleged human rights abuses of wartime prisoners in Iraq in the wake of the U.S.-led war on terrorism; Former presidents of the U.S. who assumed powers not mandated by the Constitution; Significance of public opinion in curtailing the exercise of presidential deniability.
ACCESSION #
14247012

 

Related Articles

  • How You Voted.  // Junior Scholastic;11/27/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p5 

    The article presents information related to the results of an opinion poll conducted by the periodical "Junior Scholastic," according to which the War in Iraq is the greatest challenge for the U.S.

  • The more you watch, the less you know. Absher, Frank // St. Louis Journalism Review;Nov2003, Vol. 33 Issue 261, p6 

    Reports on the findings of a survey about U.S. citizens who had reached incorrect conclusions about the 2003 Iraq war. U.S. troop's search for weapons of mass destruction; Pre-war connections between Al Qaeda and Iraq; Nations supporting the war effort.

  • The Human-Rights Vacuum. Power, Samantha // Time;10/22/2007, Vol. 170 Issue 17, p28 

    The author of the article points out that a human rights vacuum has been created because China's power and influence have grown while the U.S.'s world-wide influence has diminished because of the Iraq war. While human rights atrocities in the Sudan and in Burma continue, the U.S.'s international...

  • Letters to the Editor. Vye, George; Havelka, David; Mc Crimmon, Gene; Cimino, D.; Brown, Dian Helms; Ortiz, Dianna; Apelt, Mary // Progressive;Sep2004, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p6 

    Presents letters to the editor referencing articles discussed in previous issues. "Greens at a Crossroads," which focused on the electoral system of the Green Party in the U.S.; "Dissent at the War Memorial," which discussed the 2003 Iraq War; "Abu Ghraib, U.S.A." and "America's Amnesia," which...

  • Other People's Mail. Hilmy, Kate; Horton, Matt; Schwalb, Susan; Kittner, Robert; Benjamin, Medea; Corcoran, Ellen; Sipolski, Kurt; Noronha, E.; Youssef, John; Snyder, Randy; Ringer-Barwick, Dan; Binard, Joe; Mayer, Dan // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Aug2005, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p69 

    The article presents comments by the readers on present human rights situation in Iraq and Afghanistan, send to various journals. One comment relates to the plans on Iraq that according to the reader were made well before the invasion of the country in 2003. Another comment relates to food...

  • Pictures for peace. Briggs, Jimmie // New York Amsterdam News;11/18/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 47, p6 

    The article reports that the Fellowship of Reconciliation recently launched a campaign called the "Iraq Photo Project" in Washington D.C. Inspired by the idea of a 50-something Minneapolis school-teacher named Kaia Svien to send a photographic response to the Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison scandal...

  • Arab PUBLIC OPINION ON THE UNITED STATES AND IRAQ. Telhami, Shibley // Brookings Review;Summer2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24 

    Discusses the prospects of changing the Arabs' views on the U.S. and Iraq after the Iraq war in 2003. Views on whether the U.S. can overcome the negative views; Reasons for Arab suspicions that the war will decrease democracy; Issue on Arab-Israeli peace.

  • The Home Front. Acomb, Deborah L. // National Journal;3/29/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p1011 

    Presents the results of public opinion polls on the U.S. war with Iraq in March 2003. Percentage of members of clergy who discussed Iraq during services; Views on the right to demonstrate peacefully during wartime.

  • War in Iraq. Acomb, Deborah L. // National Journal;3/29/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p1011 

    Presents the results of public opinion polls on the U.S. war with Iraq in 2003. Percentage of respondents who supported the administration of President George W. Bush; Attitude toward U.S. casualties.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics