AUMF: Syria

Seeking Consensus on AUMFs

By Jack Goldsmith, Steve Vladeck, Ryan Goodman
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00 AM

[Cross-posted at Just Security]

The three of us have coauthored an Op-Ed in Sunday’s Washington Post on the topic of congressional authorization for the use of force against ISIL and the 2001 AUMF.  We outline the broad underlying agreement we personally share and that we believe is shared by two proposals published earlier this week at Lawfare and Just Security.