Sep 25, 2014 ... Obama is likely to seek formal congressional approval for the strikes in ... But the
U.S. has previously acted without U.N. Security Council ... "Airstrikes in Syria
cannot be justified under international law: They lack a lawful basis in consent, ...
They did not, however, approve funds for the airstrikes against ...
Aug 27, 2014 ... "It is always preferable to have the informed consent of Congress prior to any
military action. ... The first time that Obama nearly ordered a strike on Syria
without ... A 30-day extension can be obtained, but only if "the President ...
Oct 14, 2014 ... Congress never authorized Obama to use force in Syria, and ... did not amount to
“War” that required congressional consent. ... Even as he sought congressional
approval to strike Syria last ... a humanitarian intervention without congressional
authorization or a formal U.N. or regional organization mandate.
Sep 5, 2013 ... Paul asked Kerry whether the president would abide by Congress' vote. ...
president has no authority to initiate airstrikes without the approval of Congress,
... to attack Syria following the rejection of authorization by Congress.
I listened to President Obama's speech yesterday, and the part that struck me the
... strike against Syria, he had decided to ask Congress for permission instead.
This begs the question - who controls the military? Can the President declare war
? ... the President is going to use military force without Congress's former consent
Sep 23, 2014 ... Can someone explain to me on what possible basis Obama was permitted to
order this action in Syria without congressional approval? ... Pres Obama formally
notifies Congress of strikes in Syria against Khorasan Group, ... his constitutional
authority to act before advising Congress or seeking its consent.
Sep 10, 2013 ... In the face of this opposition, the Obama Administration maintains that ... When
dealing directly with Congress concerning Syria, the ... Thus, those who would
grant the President the constitutional authority to attack without congressional ... (
War can in fact be instigated by an attack, such as World War II, but ...
Jun 19, 2014 ... As President Barack Obama considers military action in Syria, debate ... Obama
prepares strike options in Iraq 01:51 ... Obama did not seek congressional
consent when he authorized action by ... Since the law's passage in 1973, the
President used military force without congressional consent in Grenada ...
Sep 4, 2013 ... And some legal scholars say that without congressional approval, military ... “U.S.
citizens and military personnel are not under attack,” Epps said. ... Obama does
not live in the US by himself, so therefor i feel like he should be ... the 1973 War
Powers Act to use force in Syria, and whether the president can ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... Mr. Edelson said it wasn't long ago that Congress did flex its war powers. When
Obama wanted to strike Syria to stop the Assad regime in 2013, ...