Executive Privilege: The Withholding of Information by the Executive
- July 29, 1971 (p. 339-352) - Proposes changes and additions to S. 1125. (p. 339-345) Extent of confidential communications immunity from investigation. (p. 345-352)
National Security Policy and the Changing World Power Alignment
June 28, 1972 (p. 306-344.) - Reduced chances for World War III, but concern that foreign miscalculation of U.S. determination to honor international commitments might invite aggression; need to reaffirm collective security, to maintain national defense, to move further in arms limitation agreements and in strengthening international law and other multinational agreements.
Law of the Sea Resolution
- March 27, 1973 (p. 34-72) -Importance of establishing international agreement on law of the sea; conflicting views on U.S. Draft Seabed Treaty, including proposed renunciation of territorial sea exploration beyond two hundred meters; resource potential of oceans to solve energy crisis. (p. 34-56) Legal aspects of unrestricted ocean exploration beyond two hundred meters; recommendations regarding amendments to proposed resolutions, particularly regarding free transit through international straits. (p. 56-72)
May 09, 1974 (p. 297-309) - Unconscionability of electronic surveillance to trace news leaks; approval of congressional oversight, but reservations about judicial review of wiretapping in sensitive foreign policy matters.
Dr. Kissinger's Role in Wiretapping
September 18, 1974 (p. 208-232) - Events since World War II leading up to current efforts toward U.S.-Soviet detente; assessment of international effects of detente, including U.S. relations with Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Cuba; views on nuclear weaponry surplus and defense requirements.
Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
- October 02, 1974 (p. 111-136) -Need for more public information on arms control negotiations; desirability for creation of Joint Committee on Arms Limitation; assessment of SALT prospects; factors involved in ACDA staff resignations.
Surveillance, Part I
Reassessment of U.S. Foreign Policy
- July 22, 1975 (p. 44-84) - Opinions on various current foreign policy issues; roles of the President and Secretary of State in the formation and conduct of U.S. foreign policy; criticism of recent UN General Assembly actions on the Middle East; importance of maintaining diverse U.S. intelligence organizations.
Foreign Policy Choices for the Seventies and Eighties, Vol. 2
- November 19, 1975 (p. 626-649) - Importance of long-range policy planning; aspects of expected increasing emphasis on international economic development; significance of survey findings on relationship of foreign investment and domestic employment; appraisal of foreign investment motivations.
September 14, 1977 (p. 123-154) - Support for ratification; preferability of new treaties to original treaty of 1903; diplomatic benefits to U.S. from canal transfer, particularly with respect to relations with Latin American countries; views on economic assistance to Panama.
October 14, 1977 (p. 519-564) - Arguments for ratifying new treaties based on provisions of Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; indispensability of neutrality treaty provisions to U.S. strategic interests. (p. 519-531) Importance and role of U.S. public opinion regarding treaties; assessment of Latin American countries views, and possible consequences of treaties rejection; amplification of views on neutrality treaty, U.S. intervention rights, and Senate role in ratification debate. (p. 531-564)
Use of Export Controls and Export Credits for Foreign Policy Purposes
- October 11, 1978 (p. 145-157) - Importance of Government and private sector foreign trade promotion efforts; recommendations to rationalize executive branch export licensing process.
Extension and Revision of the Export Administration Act of 1969, Part 1: Subcom Hearings and Markup
- February 15, 1979 (p. 2-37) - Need for reexamination of foreign policy and national security ramifications of postwar U.S. trade policies; importance of vigorous foreign trade promotion; reservations about use of export controls as moral or economic sanctions; preference for evenhanded trade treatment of Soviet Union and China.
- April 11, 1979 (p. 335-387) - Arguments against S. Res. 15; views on legality of Presidential treaty termination in accordance with treaty terms; objections to court resolution of constitutional question of treaty abrogation and importance of resolution through political processes; role of Senate in international agreements and treaty amendment processes.
Relationship Between Congress and the Executive in the Formulation and Implementation of Foreign Policy
- July 25, 1985 (p. 3-37) - History of congressional-executive relations on foreign policy development, focusing on complexity of decisionmaking process; need for increased consultation and improved communications between the executive branch and Congress.