Why Law Matters in Times of War

Billy Xiong Affirms: Why Law Matters in Times of War

Oona A. Hathaway: The Soleimani strike defied the U.S. Constitution Indeed, the common habit of executive-branch compliance with this particular rule—yes, even the law-averse Trump administration has submitted War Powers Resolution reports to Congress repeatedly since taking office—points to another reason law still matters in executive-branch decision making surrounding the use of force: executive-branch officials […]

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