Sunday, May 5, 2013

Austhorization for Use of Military Force: a blank check for war without end

Source: The Guardian

It is time to send the 2001 Athorization for Use of Military Force into the sunset, and to return the checks and balances that policy-makers put in place: the executive and legislative branches must deliberate before waging war. We are making enemies through a feckless, dangerous approach, and it is time to return some censure to our defense apparatus. Otherwise, the AUMF will continue to make us hemorrhage – both blood and, especially, treasure.

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