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President Obama drew sharp criticism from Republican senators Thursday for urging the repeal of the 2001 law that effectively authorized the war on terror.
The president addressed the law, known as the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF),...
...But Obama made clear that his ultimate goal is to update, and then repeal, the use of force law, saying he wants to fight terrorism without keeping the country on a "perpetual war-time footing."
Is that like calling Korea a "Police action?' Or the Fort Hood shooting "Workplace violence?" Or a significant terrorist attack "Man-caused disaster?"
Our systematic effort to dismantle terrorist organizations must continue. But this war, like all wars, must end.
I'm not sure what to make of this move, it's finally something I can agree with Obama on. But now I'm wondering what he's up to. Waiting for the other shoe to drop.