John Yoo Calls on Obama Administration to Restore Senate’s Treaty Power

The New York Times, January 4, 2009 by John R. Bolton and John Yoo

International agreements that go beyond the rules of international trade and finance—that involve significant national-security commitments, or that purport to delegate lawmaking and enforcement functions to international organizations, or that could fundamentally alter the American constitutional system of individual rights—should receive the intense scrutiny of the treaty process, regardless of their policy merits.