This Week in War Powers News – January 24, 2020
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Event Speaker: Ben Freeman, Director, Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative
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WSJ: Repeal and Replace the War Powers Resolution
The U.S. military strike that killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s deadly Quds Force, has reignited the debate about war powers.
The U.S. Supreme Court has been reluctant to decide what it considers a political dispute between the two other coequal branches of government: Congress and the presidency. As a result, there is a continuing controversy regarding which branch has the final say when it comes to the exercise of military power—Congress and its Article I constitutional authority to declare war or the presidency… READ MORE.