Nixon to China

March 27, 2023 USGOPO 0

He Re-Opened Relations. In 1972, President Nixon arrived in China and met with Chairman Moa Zedong. The Chinese Communist Party had controlled mainland China since […]

The Lippmann Column

March 24, 2023 USGOPO 0

The Trial Balloon. Walter Lippmann, a widely read columnist for the New York Herald-Tribune and an accepted expert on many subjects, wrote this column below […]

Thirteen Days

March 23, 2023 USGOPO 0

JFK and Potential Disaster. On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced an air and naval quarantine of Cuba. This came after the U.S. […]

National Security Council

March 22, 2023 USGOPO 0

The President’s Advisory Panel. The National Security Council is a congressionally-created group to advise the president on national security affairs. The National Security Act of […]

Authorization to Use Force

January 20, 2023 USGOPO 0

Waging War Without Declaring War. The Authorization to Use Military Force Act was passed shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Resolution […]