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Outside Perspectives on the President's AUMF Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Testimony Before the House Committee on Armed Services

Thank you Chairman Thornberry, Ranking Member Smith, and members of the committee for inviting me to present my views on the President’s proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 275 more words


Rep. Walter Jones Provides Clarity of Leadership on Congressional War Powers

Rep. Walter Jones on C-SPAN TV: Congress Must Fully Debate and Amend Obama’s Military Force Bill; Release the ’28 Pages’

Rep. Walter Jones (R—N.C.), a leader of initiatives for a full and open debate in Congress on Obama’s Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), and for an immediate de-classification of the 28 pages from the Congressional 9/11 inquiry, spoke strongly on these points yesterday on C-SPAN’s… 907 more words

Stopping WW III

Lawmakers Feel No Rush on War Powers Debate

After over six months and over 2,300 airstrikes against Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq, Congress doesn’t feel that much pressure to authorize the President to do what he already is doing. 1,200 more words

Is This the Way to Run a War?

by Shoshana Bryen
February 19, 2015

A Jordanian, 21 Egyptians and 4 Americans – sounds like the start of a bad joke, but it is not.  188 more words


Please Join a Dozen Organizations in Telling Congress to Reject Endless War

The U.S. Congress is considering another “Authorization for the Use of Military Force” — a broad approval for more war.

Click here to oppose any new AUMF… 179 more words


Understanding the AUMF and the 9/11 Attitude by AnonyÓðinn

This is another in AnonyÓðinn‘s ongoing series of essays examining the political and economic underpinnings of our current, and somewhat fraught, situation. Socioeconomic assumptions that lay unexamined for the past forty or fifty years must now be reviewed, tested against current laws, current political climate, and current economic realities, and if they do not apply, must be discarded. 1,349 more words


Peace Action's Paul Kawika Martin on MSNBC.com -- Is there an alternative to war with ISIS?

By Paul Kawika Martin

The world has been pouring fuel on the Middle East inferno, yet expect something other than a larger blaze. On Tuesday, President Obama submitted language to Congress for an Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIS. 789 more words