Troops in Iraq: Congress Must Uphold Constitution

July 2014
Executive Intelligence Review;7/25/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 29, p36
The article discusses the U.S. Congress' exercise of its constitutional rights by opposing proposals to deploy American troops in Iraq against fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Topics covered include statements from representatives to let Iraq resolve its own ethnic and sectarian issues, the risks of President Barack Obama directly involving the U.S. in wars in Iraq and Syria, and continued U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan amidst calls for a pullout.


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