War Powers Resolution doesn't apply to Libya, key official says (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: June 28, 2011 in Uncategorized

Washington (CNN) — A top State Department legal adviser told members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday that the 1973 War Powers Resolution does not apply to the U.S. military intervention in Libya — an assertion sharply disputed by many members of Congress. Harold Koh argued that the measure is not applicable because America's role in the NATO-led mission is limited in terms of its scope, means, exposure of U.S. forces, and chan … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker


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