Presidential Authority to Use Military Force
“War without Debate: The Constitution, Intervention, and the Strikes against ISIS” was held by the Cato Institute in the Cannon House Office Building.
Foreign policy analysts talked about the legality of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria without a declaration of war by Congress.… read more
Foreign policy analysts talked about the legality of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria without a declaration of war by Congress. Topics included executive power and whether the authorization of military force passed by Congress in 2001 was applicable to the current circumstances in the Middle East. They also discussed criteria for judging whether military intervention was in America’s national security interests.
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Gene Healy Vice President Cato Institute
John Maniscalco Director Cato Institute->Congressional Affairs
Christopher A. Preble Vice President Cato Institute->Defense and Foreign Policy Studies
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Military Air Operations Against Terrorists
Air Force Major General Jeffrey Harrigian briefed reporters on the role of air power in current military operations…
Telephone lines, including a line only for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, were open for viewer comments on the question:…
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…
Phone lines were open for viewer comments on whether Congress should authorize the use of force against ISIS*…