Learning Objectives

4.1 Discuss how the powers and constraints of the Constitution influence the president’s role in foreign policy.

4.2 Identify the ways presidential prerogative is evident in three areas of U.S. foreign policy.

4.3 Describe the White House– centered structure of foreign policy decision making and how it has changed over time.

4.4 Explain the role of the judicial branch in U.S. foreign policy.