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Tag: authorized use of military force

Afghanistan 101 Secure Families Initiative

Afghanistan 101

One of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing Congress and the White House right now is Afghanistan. Specifically, whether to fully withdraw U.S. troops

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War Powers 101 Secure Families Initiative

War Powers 101

There’s a buzz around Capitol Hill right now about whether our country should change the way it decides to go to war. Given the relevance

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Sign the Petition: Reform the AUMF

In the 19 years since, presidents from both parties have used the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) as a pretext to engage in a wide range of military operations without seeking congressional approval, even when the connection to 9/11 is ambiguous or nonexistence. Congress has been derelict in its national security duties by allowing this to continue.

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