Spanish Base Treaty: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on Executive E, 94th Congress, 2d Session ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Spain - 157 pages
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Page 36 - Is authorized to employ the Armed Forces of the United States as he deems necessary for the specific purpose of securing and protecting Formosa and the Pescadores against armed attack, this authority to Include the securing and protection of such related positions and territories of that area now In friendly hands and the taking of such other measures as he Judges to bs required or appropriate In assuring the defense of Formosa and the Pescadores.
Page 38 - Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.
Page 37 - Furthermore, the United States regards as vital to the national interest and world peace the preservation of the independence and integrity of the nations of the Middle East.
Page 36 - In case of aggression against Pakistan, the Government of the United States of America, in accordance with the Constitution of the United States of America, will take such appropriate action, including the use of armed forces, as may be mutually agreed upon...
Page 16 - To the Senate of the United States: With a view to receiving the advice and consent of the Senate to ratification...
Page 36 - That the United States is determined (a) to prevent by whatever means may be necessary, including the use of arms, the Marxist-Leninist regime in Cuba from extending by force or the threat of force its aggressive or subversive activities to any part of this hemisphere; (b) to prevent in Cuba the creation or use of an externally supported military capability endangering the security of the United States...
Page 36 - To this end, if the President determines the necessity thereof, the United States is prepared to use armed forces to assist any such nation or group of such nations requesting assistance against armed aggression from any country controlled by international communism...
Page 38 - Article 5 records what is a fact, namely, that an armed attack within the meaning of the treaty would in the present-day world constitute an attack upon the entire community comprising the parties to the treaty, including the United States. Accordingly, the President and the Congress, each within their sphere of assigned constitutional responsibilities, would be expected to take all action necessary and appropriate to protect the United States against the consequences and dangers of an armed attack...
Page 38 - Nothing in the treaty, however, including the provision that an attack against one shall be considered an attack against all, increases or decreases the constitutional powers of either the President or the Congress or changes the relationship between them.

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