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In the second part of his extensive commentary, Robert F. Turner from the University of Virginia looks at issues of policy and international law in his analysis of executive power, the Constitution and intervention against the “Islamic State.”
In this two-part commentary, Robert F. Turner from the University of Virginia looks at some points of fact and law in the debate over executive power and American involvement in fighting terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
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.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says the Executive Branch’s powers could become more profound if Congress approves military actions based on uncertain intelligence information.