The president acting alone was authorized only to repel sudden attacks (hence ...
he is commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and he has the power to receive ...
Jan 23, 2010 ... Aides say President Obama privately repeated his salute until he got it down. ...
Obama's evolution as commander-in-chief during his first year in office ... When
Obama visits a military hospital, aides said, he sits quietly as ...
The President as Commander of the Armed Forces. ... Surprisingly little
discussion of the Commander-in-Chief clause is found in .... "When the war is
won, the powers under which I act automatically revert to the people-to whom
Mar 30, 2016 ... The president also promised a foreign policy that relied more on diplomacy and
less on military might in his first inaugural address, telling his ...
and as the commander in chief of the armed forces, is entitled on the .... that the
President has independent authority to repel aggressive acts by third parties.
These powers give the President broad constitutional authority to use military
force in .... Thus, the President may use his Commander-in-Chief and executive
powers to .... In 1995, we opined that the President "acting without specific
Oct 16, 2012 ... As we move into the foreign policy debates, the commander-in-chief ... intimate
view of how a president makes the decisions about what is and is not worth
fighting for. ... He knew what his military chiefs were likely to push for.
Arguably, the most solemn role of the president is to serve as the leader of the
U.S military. Under the president's direction, the United States can carry out ...
President Abraham Lincoln, with officers in 1862, rarely dictated battlefield tactics
. ... Some professional military commanders tended to think of war as ...
Sep 13, 2001 ... ... president shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United
States. ... In 1973, an irate Congress passed the War Powers Act in response to ...
That resolution authorized the president to "use armed forces ...