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Legitimacy and lawfulness in armed conflict have always been intertwined in a delicate dance. The recent U.S. and allied strikes in Syria, however, are introducing a dangerous new step.
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When the United States uses military force, especially under controversial circumstances, it should explain the legal basis for its actions.