What are advantages and disadvantages of the State Department?

Ch. 6 “The Foreign Policy Bureaucracies”

1. What is the ‘White-House Centric’ approach to national security and what does it represent?

2. What three factors make federal bureaucracies powerful?

3. What are some elements of bureaucratic dysfunction?

4. What is the Department of State’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

5. What are advantages and disadvantages of the State Department?

6. What makes up the Security Complex? What is the role and function of the National Security Council?

7. What is the Department of Defense’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

8. What are advantages and disadvantages of the Defense Department?

9. What is the Department of Homeland Security’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

10. What are advantages and disadvantages of the Department of Homeland Security?

11. What makes up the Intelligence Complex? What is the process of tracking intelligence?

12. What are advantages and disadvantages of the US Intelligence Complex?

13. What kinds of shifts and developments have taken place in covert operations after 9/11?

14. What are the key institutions and agencies in the economic complex?

Ch. 6 “The Foreign Policy Bureaucracies”

1. What is the ‘White-House Centric’ approach to national security and what does it represent?

2. What three factors make federal bureaucracies powerful?

3. What are some elements of bureaucratic dysfunction?

4. What is the Department of State’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

5. What are advantages and disadvantages of the State Department?

6. What makes up the Security Complex? What is the role and function of the National Security Council?

7. What is the Department of Defense’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

8. What are advantages and disadvantages of the Defense Department?

9. What is the Department of Homeland Security’s main function? What are some important facts to know about this institution?

10. What are advantages and disadvantages of the Department of Homeland Security?

11. What makes up the Intelligence Complex? What is the process of tracking intelligence?

12. What are advantages and disadvantages of the US Intelligence Complex?

13. What kinds of shifts and developments have taken place in covert operations after 9/11?

14. What are the key institutions and agencies in the economic complex