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Linda Grimm

In: Historic Documents of 2018

Chapter : Federal Officials on Presidential War Powers, U.S. Troop Policy to Combat ISIL : December 19, 2017, and January 29 and February 12, 2018

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Federal Officials on Presidential War Powers, U.S. Troop Policy to Combat ISIL : December 19, 2017, and January 29 and February 12, 2018
Federal Officials on Presidential War Powers, U.S. Troop Policy to Combat ISIL
Linda Grimm

U.S. airstrikes conducted in Syria in 2017 raised fresh questions about the president’s power to wage war, as did the announcement in January 2018 that the United States would maintain a military presence in Syria beyond the fight with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., led a push to pressure President Donald Trump’s administration to provide a legal justification for the airstrikes and more detailed information about its long-term plan for Syria. Officials including Secretary of State Rex ...

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