On Wednesday, President Obama sent a request to Congress to authorize military force against ISIS, seeking formal authority for actions that have been taking place since August 2014.
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On Wednesday, the White House presented to Congress a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force against the Islamic State. Here’s what you need to know.
Is President Barack Obama redefining the Constitution by limiting congressional input into military actions against the terror organization ISIL? Leading experts Ilya Somin and John Yoo join Jeffery Rosen to discuss a complex constitutional issue.
On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines. The war marked America’s entrance onto the global stage as a military power.
On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a resolution, approved in Congress, declaring war against Great Britain. Over the next two and half years, both sides engaged in bitter contests, and the war ended with much unchanged between the two nations.