Publication Date: January 1975
Publisher: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Research Area: Government
Coverage: United States United States
The Commission on the Organization of the Government for the Conduct of Foreign Policy (also referred to as the Murphy Commission, after its chairman, Robert Murphy) was established in 1972 by Congress with a madata to "study and investigate the organization, methods of operation, and powers of all departments, agencies, independent establishments and instrumentalities...participating in the formulation and implementation of United States foreign policy" and to make recommendations for the improvement of the "governmental processes and programs in the formulation and implementation of such policy."