Whose War Powers?

Obama and his top advisers discuss Syria in the White House situation Room.

President Obama shocked many with his announcement that, despite the fact that he had decided to strike Syria, he was going to seek authorization from Congress. At LobeLog, I examine some of the implications for US politics and foreign policy, as well as the immediate meaning for an attack on Syria.

 

 

 

 

Photograph courtesy of The White House. Published under a Creative Commons license.

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