Reining In Our Illegal and Unnecessary…

Politico published a story yesterday with some encouraging news that the Biden administration is interested in repealing existing authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) and creating a “narrow and specific framework” to govern U.S. military actions against foreign terrorist groups. Repealing the 2001 and 2002 AUMFs is certainly the right thing to do, but it would be a serious mistake for Congress to pass a replacement for them. If we wish to end endless war, we have to stop fighting it, and that means recognizing the essential futility of the “war on terror” itself.

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