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Pragmatics of political power in American national government

Francis Gomez Navarrette

Pragmatics of political power in American national government

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Published by Kendall/Hunt in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementFrancis Gomez Navarrette.
      LC ClassificationsJK274 .N39 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 294 p. :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1352370M
      ISBN 10084037657X
      LC Control Number92243004

      One problem facing the party-in-government relates to the design of the country’s political system. The U.S. government is based on a complex principle of separation of powers, with power divided among the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches. The secretaries of the major departments of the national government constitute the president’s cabinet of advisers, which serves as a source of political support and policy coordination and advice; an “inner cabinet” in the National Security Council was established in and provides the president with expert intelligence and foreign. Brent Scowcroft, a U.S. National Security Power Broker, Dies at 95 He was the only person to serve as White House national security adviser to two U.S. presidents, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.

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