War Powers

Document: White House Legal and Policy Frameworks for Use of Military Force

By Matthew Kahn
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 9:01 PM

The New York Times has published the White House's unclassified "Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States' Use of Military Force for National Security Operations." As Scott Anderson and Alison Murphy noted earlier today on Lawfare, the report notes a previously undisclosed military encounter between U.S. forces and forces associated with the Islamic State on Dec. 6 of last year. The full report is below: