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POTUS&Bureaucracy

Assignment

BaasitKhawaja
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Day2,Block1

PartOne:PresidentRoles

A. 2ofthePresidentRoles
1. CommanderInChief&ChiefDiplomat
2. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/08/31/obamamakesstatemen
tonsyria/2751085/

and

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/03/31/obamatoattendconferenceinkenyadespiteustr
avelwarning/

3.Inthefirstarticleurllink,thesummaryofthePresidentsroleis:

AscommanderinchiefofU.SMilitary,PresidentObamaistryingtoseekauthorization
todeclareandtakemilitaryactionagainsttheSyrianPresidentBasharAssad(butthat
hewillseektheapprovalofCongressbeforecarryingoutamilitarystrike).Ibelieve
beingsothePresidentisfulfillingtheneedofaCommanderInChiefbydeclaring
militaryactioninasituationinofdesperateneed.

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Inthesecondarticleurllink,thesummaryofthePresident'sroleis:

AsChiefDiplomat,thePresidentfindsitimportanttoattendforeignpolicyandforeign
meetingsingeneral,alongwiththeheadofothercountriesaswellasgettingtoknow
thelocalpeople.TheStatewarnedandadvisedthosetravelingtotheconference

whichisaimedatleadersofforeigngovernments,andotherinternationalorganizations
tobemindfulofsuicidebombings,shootings,kidnappings,andattacksagainstplanes
andboats.Despitethehavoc,PresidentBarackObamastillisgoingtoattend.
AmbassadortotheUnitedStatesRobinsonNjeruGithaetoldForeignPolicyinanemail
thatObama'svisithighlightshiscountry's"Safetyandsecurityforvisitorsfromallover
theworld."

IfindthatthePresidentshowskeyconceptofbeingaChiefDiplomat,sinceeven
thoughduetoterroristthreats,thePresidentisstillgoingtoattendthemeeting.

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PartTwo:Bureaucracy

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