الكلمات الرئيسة : White House and foreign relations
مجلة دراسات اقلیمیة,
السنة 9, العدد 30, الصفحة 301-357
Many factors determined the relation between the Congress and the White House, such as the relation between the republican and the democratic parties who established rules of political actions practicing, and then the lobbies that reflect economic, political and religious interests, Also human rights groups and environment defenders. May be the most important factor is the constitution which granted the Congress and the president variable responsibilities and authorities in foreign relations field, especially war waging. Often, there were disputations about were the war declaration decision must start?
The American constitution authorized the president to wage war as the supreme commander of military forces, whereas the Congress is authorized to declare and finance war. Therefore the relation between the two parts relating the foreign causes is distinguished with a type of relative balance, so connection between the president and the Congress resolutions was the distinctive mark