This Week in War Powers News – January 31, 2020

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2019 Year in Review

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New Poll Shows Americans Want Troops Home

A new YouGov poll commissioned by the Charles Koch Institute shows Americans are strongly supportive of bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq, oppose war with Iran, and generally want the United States to be less militarily engaged around the world. The poll comes following President Trump sending an additional 3,500 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions in the region, but avoiding additional military action following the Iran missile strikes… READ MORE.



SC Lawmakers Want To Keep Palmetto State Troops Out Of Undeclared Wars


Two South Carolina state representatives have filed legislation that would block the deployment of S.C. National Guard troops overseas—authorizing the governor of the Palmetto State to “take all appropriate actions to prevent the (guard) from being called, transferred, placed, or kept on federal active duty or under federal control” absent a declaration of war by the U.S. Congress… READ MORE.