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    Presidential Authority to Use Military Force

    Foreign policy analysts talked about the legality of U.S. airstrikes against ISIL* militants in Iraq and Syria without a declaration of war by Congress. Topics included executive power…

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    Representative Steven Horsford on 2014 Midterm Elections

    Representative Steven Horsford (D-NV) talked about the 2014 midterm elections, President Obama’s management of U.S.-led efforts in the Middle East, and his participation in the…

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    Representative John Fleming on Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

    Representative John Fleming (R-LA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, talked about the U.S.-led air campaign against Islamic State* militants in Iraq and Syria and why he…

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    Jacqueline Klimas on Congressional Action on Iraq and Syria

    Jacqueline Klimas, Capitol Hill reporter for the Washington Times, talked by telephone about how members of Congress were responding to calls for them to return and vote on the use of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line only for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should Congress Return and Vote on Iraq and, Syria?”…

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    Congressional Role in Combating Terrorism

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) talked about the role of Congress in battling ISIL* militants. He urged members of Congress to fulfill their constitutional responsibilities and introduce…

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    Senator Kaine on Military Force Against Terrorists

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) called on President Obama to seek authorization from Congress before taking military action against ISIL. br/ The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),…

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    House Debate on U.S. in Iraq

    The House debated a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a “sustained combat role” without congressional approval. The measure…

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    House Debate on War Powers

    Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) debated the power of Congress to determine when the U.S. engages in war.

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    U.S. Use of Military Force

    Panelists talked about the U.S. use of military force. Following the terrorists attacks on September 11, 2001, Congress gave the President permission to use force to hold accountable…

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    Presidential Address on Use of Force in Syria

    President Obama addressed the nation on the use of military force in response to chemical weapons attacks on civilian targets in Syria, a proposal by Russia and Syria to turn control of…

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    Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in…

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    Senator Barbara Mikulski on Syria

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) spoke about a proposed resolution authorizing the use of force against Syria for chemical weapons attacks against civilians.

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    President Obama, Congress, and Military Action in Syria

    Former State and Defense Department officials and a former CIA analyst talked about the possibility of U.S. military strikes on Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons against…

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    Senate Markup on Military Force in Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee marked up and approved a resolution on authorization for the use of military force in Syria in response to use of chemical weapons against civilians…

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    House Hearing on Military Force in Syria

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Obama administration’s response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, including President Obama’s request for an…

    1,626 views
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    Authorization for Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Obama administrations’s case for the use of force against…

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    Use of Military Force in Syria

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with congressional leaders on U.S. military force in response to the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria.

    1,180 views
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the impact on executive branch powers of President Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval before taking action in response to…

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    Senators McCain and Graham on Syria

    Following their meeting with President Obama at the White House, Senators (R-AZ) and Graham (R-SC) spoke with reporters and answered questions about the president’s plan to seek…

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