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Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria

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posted on Apr, 9 2017 @ 05:50 PM
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originally posted by: Logarock
a reply to: TinySickTears


Did Trump get U.N. approval for the strike and not from our congress?



I think he did. Yes for sure, otherwise.......




posted on Apr, 9 2017 @ 06:19 PM
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originally posted by: marg6043

I believe that it was a change on War Powers Act during the Obama administration.



Indeed, Marg you are right.

Obama expanded the NDAA powers.

In Libya, Obama used 192 cruise missiles, odd that
the same people screaming about Syria nary a peep over that.



posted on Apr, 9 2017 @ 07:29 PM
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a reply to: Phage

President has 48 hrs before or after a strike to consult them.



posted on Apr, 9 2017 @ 07:38 PM
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It's obvious Trump doesn't want to take action to oust Assad, but that he is being pressured to by the globalist interests. It would be nice to have a President who actually stood up to the globalists, but it seems that is an impossibility. Hopefully Trump can at least extract some kind of concessions out of the globalists that would help the United States, certainly our last few Presidents haven't.



posted on Apr, 10 2017 @ 04:17 AM
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originally posted by: marg6043
Trust me I been trying to figure out what the tittle 50 have that gives president powers to engage on an attack without congress, but I can not find a definitive answer, the only one is that goes back to the constitutional powers of the president to launch an attack, But only congress can declare war.

Taking into consideration that Trump attacks is not a declaration of war but retaliation that is where his powers end.


What were Trump's attacks a retaliation to? A direct attack on the USA?

Please reread your last line that I underlined above, consider why what you said comes across as highly problematic.



posted on Apr, 10 2017 @ 04:52 PM
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a reply to: burntheships

Obama in his assault on the so-called ISIS group in eastern Syria in 2014
bombed Syria with 47 Tomahawk missiles.
So, ISIS is part of Syria? Trump attacked Syria. Trump blew up Syrian assets.
 




In Libya, Obama used 192 cruise missiles, odd that the same people screaming about Syria nary a peep over that.

Actually, quite a few people "peeped" about it.
Actually, Obama consulted quite a bit with Congress before launching the missiles.

edit on 4/10/2017 by Phage because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 10 2017 @ 04:53 PM
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originally posted by: yuppa
a reply to: Phage

President has 48 hrs before or after a strike to consult them.

That's not what USC 50 says.



posted on Apr, 10 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

It is a gray area and laws passed to amend the constitution. Congress has abdicated its war powers to the President many times, I.e. Viet Nam "Police" . He can't go against the will of congress if they so chose.

To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water;

www.law.cornell.edu...




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