Ryan Goodman

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AUMF: Scope and Reach

Six Questions Congress Should Ask the Administration about its ISIL AUMF

[Cross-posted at Just Security]

With congressional hearings on the Obama Administration’s proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the Islamic State on the horizon, we propose six questions that Members of Congress should ask Administration witnesses:

1. What, exactly, is our strategic military objective?