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Namibian civil-military relations in the new millennium - ISS Africa


the Executive, Parliament and the Armed Forces, and the principle of civil supremacy over ... The Defence Amendment Act (Act 20 of 1990), established the Namibia ... The President is the commander-in-chief of the NDF and directs the Chief.

Has It Worked? The Goldwater-Nichols Reorganization Act


war, when President Harry Truman supported the War Department proposals ..... capacity as commander in chief of the armed forces), secretary of defense,.

Smith v. Obama - Yale Law School


States armed forces from the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. ... in obeying his instructions from the President of the United States, acts at his peril. ... Finally, the war exceeds the President's constitutional authority as “commander-in-chief”.

Constitution of the Republic of Ghana


(1) There shall be a President of the Republic of Ghana who shall be the Head of ... Head of Government and Commander-in Chief of the Armed Forces of Ghana. ... for the performance of his functions, or for any act done or omitted to be done, ...

Republic of Bulgaria Defence and Armed Forces Act | CENTRAL ...


In case of military conflict or war the President of the Republic shall: ..... the Chief of Defence and his deputies, the Commander of the Joint Forces Command, the ...

The President's Completion Power - The Yale Law Journal


Sep 25, 2006 ... B. Presidential Use of Military Force Abroad. 2291 ... Power” in the President,4 the Commander in Chief Clause,5 and the Clause enjoining the .... enough for Congress to act, a decision upheld in United States v. Midwest Oil ...

War Powers Act: Has it Outlasted Its Usefulness? - Law Street (TM)


Jul 16, 2015 ... Is President Obama the only president to use military force without ... The president is also the Commander-in-Chief and oversees the mission ...

i. martial law - Medical and Public Health Law Site

biotech.law.lsu.edu/blaw/DOD/manual/full text documents/Other Relevant References/imposition_of_martial_law.rtf

Under declared martial law, the President would expect military commanders to ... It also considers briefly the President's authority as commander-in-chief under our .... The Act's primary purpose was to forbid military personnel from executing  ...

Restoring the Balance: Restricting Presidential War Powers - Cross ...


Apr 1, 2013 ... powers over the structure and use of the military. True, the president would act as commander in chief, but only in the sense that he would be ...

The U.S. President and constitutional limits - Blue Ridge Journal


The U.S. Constitution gives the President remarkably limited power. .... " Commander in Chief" has traditionally been a military designation, though just how the ... Nevertheless, it's clear that the "CinC" acts under the orders and authority of ...

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Egypt military chief Sisi hints at presidential bid - BBC News


Egypt's armed forces chief, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, says he cannot ignore ... Appointed commander-in-chief of the armed forces and defence minister in August ... including incitement to murder and conspiring to commit terrorist acts.

Juliet Edeson "Powers of Presidents in Republics*" – Parliament of ...


On the whole, Presidents have sought to act in accordance with the advice of the ... As commander-in-chief of the armed forces, the President is responsible for ...

U.N. Peace and Security Powers and Related Presidential Powers


of peace, and acts of aggression; however, efforts to assure the full meaning ..... Chief of the Armed Forces and as Chief Executive with responsibility for the conduct of U.S. ... On related presidential commander in chief powers, see, e.g.,.