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The Powers of the President to Nominate

Article II of the Constitution of the United States assigns the powers of the president. The powers defined are not nearly as extensive as those defined of Congressional power in Article I, but, nevertheless, the President holds significant roles in the federal...

Strengthening U.S.-Japanese Ties

Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato meets with President Nixon at the Western White House in San Clemente on January 6, 1972. In 1971, Washington and Tokyo maintained a strong economic and security relationship, but as with any alliance, the relationship was tested by...

Support from General Abrams

At the onset of 1969, the Nixon administration had yet to form a definitive plan to bring peace to Vietnam, largely as a result of the North Vietnamese's continued intransigence and a time period occupied by necessary fact gathering and policy option studies. This...

Reforming The Selective Service

Today the Selective Service system is on stand-by. Every male in America between the ages of 18 and 25 must register with the Selective Service System, but never has any individual since the Vietnam War era been conscripted into service. The first and last experience...