Authorization for Use of Military Force

The government appears eager to avoid a court battle over whether a 2001 military force authorization applies to ISIS.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was at home in Washington, D.C., and listening to the news on NPR when I heard the first confusing report of a plane crashing into the World Trade Center's North Tower.
The congresswoman was the only "no" vote on a sweeping 9/11 war authorization that's still in use.
Under the guise of increased transparency, the administration has revealed partial information about its targeted killing program.
The senator argued Congress' votes to target Osama Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein nearly 15 years ago apply to foreign jets in Syria, too.
How many decades has it been since high-level politicians have been allowed to refer so blatantly to the nuclear elephant