This Week in War Powers News – November 1, 2019

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 7, 2019
8:30 AM–3:00 PM
Hart Senate Office Building
120 Constitution Avenue Northeast
Room 902
Washington, DC 20002
Lunch will be served.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
12:00 PM
National Indian Gaming Association
224 Second Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Lunch will be served.

Top Story

War is hell. American troops have been entangled in the country’s longest war since 2001. While the defense industry continues its follies in the Middle East, conditions in America’s neighbor to the south, Mexico, warrants further consideration. . . This year Mexico is on track to surpass its own homicide record. The freedom fighters, aka cartels, have committed 23,063 grisly murders through August of this year compared to the roughly 17,000 killed in the Syria war thus far.
So, why are the beltway politicos bellyaching about leaving troops inside Syria while Mexico disintegrates on our border? Read more.

Tweet of the Week

Recap: Reforming FARA Laws Event

In case you missed it, watch the video of our event on reforming FARA laws.