In This Review

Congress and United States Foreign Policy: Controlling the Use of Force in the Nuclear Age
Congress and United States Foreign Policy: Controlling the Use of Force in the Nuclear Age
Edited by Michael Barnhart
State University of New York Press, 1987, 196 pp.

The emphasis of the fine essays in this astonishingly priced book-prepared to commemorate the opening of the Jacob K. Javits papers-is historical: the deep roots of the tension between executive and legislature, the experience and differing intents of the constitutional founding fathers, the pattern of congressional-presidential struggle before the cold war, and case studies of the recent past.