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Treaties Of Executive Agreement
The use of executive contracts increased significantly after 1939. Before 1940, the U.S. Senate had ratified 800 treaties and presidents had concluded 1200 executive agreements; From 1940 to 1989, during World War II and the Cold War, presidents signed nearly 800 treaties, but negotiated more than 13,000 executive agreements. See z.B. Louis Henkin, Human Rights Treaty Series: The Ghost of Senator Bricker, 89 am. J. Int`l L. 341, 343-44 (1995) (arguing that RUDs that are frustrated by the ability of the United States to fully fulfill its obligations under certain human rights treaties through existing national law render treaties unnecessary and incompatible with their objective and purpose); Fourth recast: project 2, a. O. 28, § 105 cmt.