The US role in the ongoing war in Yemen violates the War Powers Act. Reasserting Congressional power here is vital to the more general purpose of ensuring legislative control over the initiation of war.
House Votes To End Unauthorized U.S. Involvement in Yemen (Again). Justin Amash Votes Present (Again).
The bill now goes to President Trump's desk.
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House Passes Bill To End U.S. Support for Saudi Involvement in Yemen; Rep. Justin Amash Votes 'Present'
Amash had an interesting reason for not voting "yes."
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In Rebuke to Saudis and Trump, Senate Votes to At Least Talk About Pulling U.S. Troops From Yemen: Reason Roundup
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Can we stop being surprised (or pretending to be surprised) at well-established critiques of interventionism?
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Paul has long opposed U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
The airstrike in northern Yemen kills 51 civilians and injures 79 more.
If there wasn't enough reason to stop selling arms to the Saudis, a new report found that they were responsible for most of the child casualties in Yemen.
Obama's shamefully weak stab at transparency has been abandoned.
By a closer margin than the last time Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Chris Murphy (D-Ct.), and Al Franken (D-Minn.) tried to block a Saudi arms deal.
A U.S. airstrike in Mosul could have caused the largest civilian casualties since the start of the Iraq War.
President Trump Defends Yemen Raid While Charting Foreign Policy of 'Meaningful Engagement' at First Joint Congressional Address
A more restrained foreign policy will require sustained commitment from the Trump administration, Congress, and the American people.
A letter from a bipartisan group of representatives calls on Paul Ryan to schedule votes on AUMF resolutions.
'Shut up,' the president explained.
It's the first such death on the new president's watch.
The dissonance between the countries the Trump EO primarily affects and countries associated with 9/11 is embedded in U.S. foreign policy.
The global war on terror never missed a beat.
Indications point to more and grander military interventions under a President Clinton.
It's past time to have the "Where is this relationship going?" conversation.
Messes for a legacy.
GOP frontrunner says voters want "unpredictability."
New bases and new commitments to defend other countries' borders mean "enduring" military conflicts.
We would be safer from terrorism without the U.S. government.
Coming civil war could lead to favorable environment for Al Qaeda and other terrorists.
The Houthi militia entered Sana'a late last year and now controls a swath of territory in north Yemen. Al Qaeda continues operating in the south
Houthi rebels have stormed the presidential palace in Yemen, also home of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Assault doesn't seem to comply with president's policy on drone use
French oil tanker bombed in 2002