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By Karin L. Stanford

Past the limits is the 1st book-length learn of Jesse Jackson's overseas actions and foreign-policy schedule. It locates Jackson's efforts in the context of citizen international relations mostly and African-American involvement in overseas affairs quite. Jackson's expeditions to Syria, valuable the US, and Cuba, in the course of his 1984 presidential election bid, and his 1986 journey to Southern Africa are mentioned intimately. Drawing on interviews, 1984 Jackson crusade records, and press money owed, Karin L. Stanford indicates that Jackson's overseas forays aren't specific or remarkable yet belong to a convention of citizen international relations as previous because the Republic.

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I may have erred strategically. "15 An alternative view is that the extent to which the government put forth any effort to free hostages was directly a result of the work of Peggy Say. Negotiations led by UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar for the release Page 18 of all hostages held in the Middle East resulted in the release of Terry Anderson on December 4, 1991. S. S. S. citizens travelled to Hanoi. The diplomacy of Straughton Lynd, a civil rights activist and Yale professor, and Tom Hayden, a community activist and key member of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), are worthy of discussion.

Chapter three examines the international efforts of Jesse Jackson prior to his 1984 presidential election campaign. Also addressed in this chapter is an examination of those key factors that help explain Jackson's international propensities. This includes a brief biographical discussion of Jackson and an examination of African American political culture and behavior. S. foreign policy and their international agenda. This chapter emphasizes that Jackson's longstanding personal views on international politics were reflected in his presidential campaign's international agenda and platform.

Citizens in international politics. S. " 22 Since its enactment, several arguments for the repeal of the act have been put forth. For instance, it has been argued that the Logan Act should be invalidated because it violates the First Amendment right to free speech, fails to properly inform citizens of the conduct it proscribes, and allows extensive discretion on the part of the executive in determining when violations have Page 12 occurred. Moreover, the federal government's failure to invoke the Logan Act since its enactment would make application of the act at this juncture in history discriminatory.

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