Tag: Authorization for use of Military Force

Media Silent as Congress Finally Debates America’s Endless Wars [VIDEO]

Posted by on March 1, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Media Silent as Congress Finally Debates America’s Endless Wars [VIDEO]

For over 16 years—a time period spanning the George W. Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations—the executive branch has leaned on that Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) to justify wars across the world—from the Philippines to Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia—in the name of defeating supposed terrorist organizations, without prior congressional approval.

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Obama Expands the ISIS Bombing Campaign to a 4th Country, the Media Barely Notice

Obama Expands the ISIS Bombing Campaign to a 4th Country, the Media Barely Notice

The Obama administration announced on Monday the beginning of US air strikes in Libya against ISIS targets, marking the fourth country the United States is currently bombing with the goal of “degrading and destroying” the terror group. A campaign that began two years ago this Sunday has now, 50,000 bombs and 25,000 dead ISIS fighters later, expanded to a whole new continent.
You’d hardly notice, however, if you followed US media.

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