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(a) That the President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations or persons, in order to prevent any future acts of international terrorism against the United States by such nations, organizations or persons.
9/29/2010--Introduced. Repeal of the Authorization for Use of Military Force - States that the Authorization for Use of Military Force (P.L. 107-40) has been used to justify an open-ended authorization for the use of military force and such an interpretation is inconsistent with the authority of Congress to declare war and make all laws for executing powers vested by the Constitution in the U.S. government. Repeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force (P.L. 107-40), effective 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
(g) Prohibition of Assassination. No employee of the United States Government shall engage in, or conspire to engage in, political assassination.
We have also constructed a map, based on the same reliable press accounts and publicly available maps, of the estimated location of each drone strike. Click each pin in the online version to see the details of a reported strike. And while we are not professional cartographers, and Google Maps is at times incomplete or imperfect, this map gives our best approximations of the locations and details of each reported drone strike since 2004.
Either allow the US to kill your people or risk a war with the World's largest aggressor.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans this week to name CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, would take the CIA chief's job in a major shuffle of the nation's top national security leadership, administration and other sources said Wednesday.
Originally posted by neo96
let say any country uses drone attacks here in the us what is it an act of? WAR!
bombing other countries is not an act of self defense its a premptive action.
the military men in this thread knows the deal what are the rules of engagement?
do not fire unless fired upon isnt it? not going 1000s of miles away and killing whoever and whenever you want.
so yeah congress makes the call not the president which was the way it was meant to be.
we have our own adolf hitler right now way worse than the "warmonger bush"
Originally posted by Indigo5
The house and the senate give the CIA approval and funding despite what they say come campaign season. Those meetings are always closed door and highly classified so no member of the Intelligence Committees worry about being called on their BS when they turn around the next day and complain about drones in Libya.edit on 1-7-2011 by Indigo5 because: (no reason given)edit on 1-7-2011 by Indigo5 because: (no reason given)
We need to update current laws and acts to reflect the rapidly advancing nature of technology in warfare and draw a clear line between what constitutes covert intelligence activity and actual warfare.
[wawr] Show IPA noun, verb, warred, war·ring, adjective
a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air.
a state or period of armed hostility or active military operations: The two nations were at war with each other.
a contest carried on by force of arms, as in a series of battles or campaigns: the War of 1812.
Originally posted by kro32
reply to post by The Old American
Here is a good write up about the War Powers Act and Libya but would apply to this also:
Kinda explains the difference between the War Powers Act as it was written and it's actual viability in enforcement.
Originally posted by The Old American
reply to post by TheImmaculateD1
Many times, over and over, it's been shown why and how the President has overstepped his authority on this matter. I've posted, in this very thread, why and how. I'd like to see your rebuttal of the facts by posting your own facts that show how he is within his authority to continue bombing Libya.