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Senate Holds Hearing on 2001 AUMF

16 May 2013

The Senate Armed Services Committee held an oversight hearing on the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force and the administration's interpretation of its war authority. Read the Department of Defense written testimony here and law Professor Geoffrey Corn's prepared remarks here. CNSS sent a letter to the committee urging it to carefully examine these issues and press the administration for more transparency. Likewise, Professors Jennifer Daskal and Steven Vladeck wrote an op-ed in the New York Times warning against any premature congressional expansion of current war powers.    

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