Bilal Abdul Kareem has been nearly droned in Syria five times already. A federal judge agrees his lawsuit over the matter can proceed.
The cautious prudence the U.S. desperately needed after a decade and a half of shoot-from-the-hip interventionism has been relegated to a talking point.
A lot of people are dying in unauthorized wars.
"I have to accept my share of the blame for it," the ailing senator writes in a new book, even while defending several other interventions and surges.
Obama’s shamefully weak stab at transparency has been abandoned.
This new proposed bipartisan authorization seems more like a blank check for war.
Congress has completely abdicated its constitutional responsibility to authorize war.
He should stop gutting America's refugee program.
The unauthorized attack on Syria shows Congress won’t enforce limits on the president’s military powers.
From Syria to spending, the legislative branch has lost all interest in performing its basic constitutional functions.
Trump's Syria-related tweet once again betrays a terrifying lack of historical awareness.
The president's controversial, unconstitutional, dumb Syria strikes are insane—and just might mean we can start talking seriously about politics again.
Basically, it's just like every other military engagement since 9/11.
President announces retaliation for gas attacks, joined by France and U.K.
A small-scale strike might be constitutional even without congressional support. But it is also likely to be useless, much like last year's missile strike turned out to be. Large-scale military action of the sort that could make a real difference, requires advance congressional authorization.
Withdrawal and diplomacy is the most prudent path forward in Syria. Not military escalation.
The president just threatened a confrontation with a nuclear power. Via tweet.
Plus: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress, Backpage indictment unsealed, tensions rise after chemical attack in Syria.
How will Trump and new national security adviser John Bolton respond to a reported chemical attack in a war-ravaged country?
Escalating U.S. intervention in Syria comes with few benefits and lots of risks.