After Iran shot down a U.S. Navy Global Hawk, the Trump administration considered airstrikes but apparently settled for a cyber response instead. Here’s a primer on the legal issues involved.
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A review of Michael Beschloss, “Presidents of War” (Crown Books, 2018).
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The Senate has voted down a joint resolution that sought to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen. But that doesn’t mean that the joint resolution didn’t serve its intended purpose.
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The White House has provided a letter to Sen. Bob Corker detailing the Trump administration's legal analysis of the basis for airstrikes conducted in Syria in May and June 2017. The letter is available in full below.