A new authorization for use of military force against terrorists is constitutionally desirable. But Congress has even more powerful tools to shape the trajectory of this fight for the better.
Richard Fontaine is the president of the Center for a New American Security. He previously served at the State Department, on the National Security Council staff, and as a chief foreign policy adviser to Senator John McCain.
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President Donald Trump has signaled an interest in human rights in Iran. It’s a shame his National Security Strategy gives such rights short shrift.