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Amend the War Powers Resolution - Center for Constitutional Rights


acts of war must be prohibited without Congressional authorization, and must comply ... The President, as commander in chief, is given the power to lead the armed forces. ... military force to Congress more than 100 times since then, covering ...

Washington Behind Terrorist Attacks in Macedonia - Antiwar.com


In April, the Commander in Chief of the Macedonian Armed Forces (ARM) .... in Chief, is still in charge as "military adviser" to the President, acting on behalf of ...

Clinton, Bush, Congress and War Powers: A ... - Wilson Center


interplay for the military actions taken by President Clinton against Iraq and Osama Bin ... however, is that the commander in chief does have the authority to act.



Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, etc. 9. Powers of .... Armed Forces Pensions Act and the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces Act, and for other ... “ appropriate civil authority”, means the President, a minister, the Inspector. General of ...

Martial Law Act (May 1971) - Legislationline


He may deploy military personnel to reinforce police forces whenever .... by a decree signed by the Prime Minister and ratified by the President. ... reason, an acting martial law commander shall be appointed by the [Chief of] General Staff.

Estonian Defence Forces Organisation Act – Riigi Teataja


Decision to use force for military defence of state by Defence Forces. (1) During a state of war, the Commander-in-Chief of ... President of the Republic thereof.

The need to reform the nuclear weapons launch approval process ...


Aug 5, 2016 ... ... vetoes legislation, but the Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces. ... largely go away when the President acts as a military commander.

President and Commander-In-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces


President and Commander-In-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces. H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta C.G.H President and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces of ...



Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1217 (S.B. 1536), Sec. ... (a) The governor is the commander-in-chief of the Texas military forces, except any ... the lieutenant governor or the president of the senate to perform the duties of governor.

Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations - Defense ...


Feb 19, 2013 ... Congress and the President, and presenting a historical overview of relevant court cases. It .... Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces provides sufficient ... unless it has been appropriated by an act of Congress”4 and that ...

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Presidential Authority to Detain “Enemy Combatants” - Project to ...


President Bush claims the power, as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, to ..... military to the civil authorities, to be tried for his crimes under the acts of ...

The Security Threat of Unchecked Presidential Power - Schneier on ...


Dec 21, 2005 ... Finally, the President may deploy military force preemptively against terrorist ... The Commander in Chief power and the President's obligation to ... When the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was created in 1978, one of ...

View Entire Act - Illinois General Assembly


The intent of this Act and all Acts of the State of Illinois affecting the Illinois .... The Governor of the State is Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State. ..... an emergency declared by the President of the United States or Congress or ...