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The president of the United States has too much power

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - 20 Sep 2018
However, the U.S. has been involved in no less than 14 international conflicts since World War II. The Cold War conflicts of Korea and Vietnam come to mind, as well as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, when thinking about how much power the president ...
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Do we really need an Irish President?

Evening Echo Cork - 18 Oct 2018
If the President of the United States (try to forget for the moment who the present holder of that office is) can combine three roles — Head of State, Chief Executive (Prime Minister), and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces — then why shouldn't ...
powers of the president of the united states

Republicans Shy Away From Campaigning on the Economy

Chatham House - 18 Oct 2018
Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2018 (the highest since 2014), the unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 per cent in September (the lowest since 1969), and – despite the recent market turbulences – US stock ...
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The end of engagement

The Economist - 18 Oct 2018
It set America back while China thrived. President Xi Jinping has since promoted his “Chinese Dream” of a nation that stands tall in the world. Many Chinese see America as a hypocrite that commits all the sins it accuses China of. The time to hide and ...
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How Trump Could Fatally Weaken the Dollar

New York Times - 14 Oct 2018
This gives the United States a lot of power. Since dollar transactions usually involve the American banking system, the United States government can put a chokehold on countries like Iran and Russia by limiting their access to global finance. Emerging ...
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'Presidents Of War' Sounds The Alarm About Presidential Power

NPR - 09 Oct 2018
Beschloss clearly describes how easy it is for the United States to slip into war and how flimsy the separation of powers is — as a check on war-making or as a protection for civil liberties in war time. On the other hand, he shows how keeping the ...
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Was Bill Clinton's Lewinsky affair an 'abuse of power'?

BBC News - 15 Oct 2018
"She was a 22-year-old intern and he was the President of the United States. It's honestly hard to think of a dynamic that is *more* clearly an egregious abuse of power," wrote lawyer Lindsey Barrett on Twitter. American columnist Kristen Powers ...
powers of the president of the united states

Trump's Attacks on the Press Are Illegal. We're Suing.

POLITICO Magazine - 16 Oct 2018
The president has free-speech rights just like the rest of us, and deeming the news media “the enemy of the American people” and dismissing accurate reports as “fake news” are permissible under the First Amendment. But the First Amendment does not ...
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Unsolicited Advice for an Undeclared Presidential Candidate

War Is Boring - 18 Oct 2018
The power shift now well underway, especially in East Asia, but also in other parts of the world, is creating a multipolar global order in which — no matter what American elites might fancy — the United States will no longer qualify as the one and ...
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Venezuela's Suicide

Foreign Affairs - 18 Oct 2018
Decades of gradual economic decline opened the way for Chávez, a charismatic demagogue wedded to an outdated ideology, to take power and establish a corrupt autocracy modeled on and beholden to Cuba's dictatorship. Although the crisis preceded Chávez's ...
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It's Crunch Time for Activism Against US Involvement in Yemen

The Nation. - 17 Oct 2018
And—depressingly or encouragingly, depending on how you look at it—those with some of the most practical power to mitigate the harm at this critical juncture are lawmakers in the United States. Though Congress's efforts have so far been too little ...
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Mattis to seek more resilient US ties with China's military

Asahi Shimbun - 18 Oct 2018
SINGAPORE--U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will seek more resilient military ties during talks with his Chinese counterpart in Singapore slated for Thursday, a U.S. official said, as both militaries attempt to navigate mounting tensions. Mattis saw ...

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