What You Need to Know About Obama’s War Authorization Against ISIS

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from The Daily Signal,

President Obama’s proposed new Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS is “ambiguous,” Heritage Foundation legal expert Cully Stimson explains to International Business Times:

He’s trying to thread the needle here by giving something to the anti-war left, by saying ‘it’s not an endless war,’ but he also knows that some Republican senators will not tolerate that sunset provision, so he’s left in language that gives hope that it can be extended in the future

Ambiguity in warfare is not useful. As Heritage expert James Phillips puts it, the president actually left himself “open to future use of special operations forces in an expanded role.”

Take a look at the infographic below from The Daily Signal to see what’s in the proposed AUMF:

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