Tag Archive: Authorization to Use Military Force AUMF

Congress Must Stop Giving Presidents Power to Make Endless War – MSNBC

Talk of the Middle East dominated Capitol Hill this week. But while the media and congressional Republicans flocked to the Capitol to see Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver his contentious address, the real discoveries were being made in a…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pelican Bay Solitary Confinement Case Update – Architects’ Human Rights Code of Ethics Petition – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Palestine Not Recognized as State by U.S., Thus Allowed to be Sued in Federal Court for Attacks on Israel Why is Obama Trying to Get an AUMF When the U.S. is Already at War with ISIS? If Passed, the U.S….
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Why is Obama Requesting an AUMF When We’re Already at War with ISIS? – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Following the most recent events, namely the flaming of the Jordanian pilot Muadh al-Kasasbeh and losing U.S. aid worker Kayla Mueller…
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International War Crimes

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Why is Obama Requesting an AUMF When We’re Already at War with ISIS? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner of the Centre for Constitutional Rights says the request for the Re-Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS will give Obama more authority to expand war across the world. Following the most recent events, namely the flaming…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Legality of War Powers – The People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Summit – National Immigration Project Sues on Behalf of Child Migrants – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Legality of War Powers: Michael Ratner Law and Disorder co-host Michael Ratner explains war powers in the United States and questions the legality of President Barack Obama’s decision to launch attacks against the Islamic State using the 2001 Authorization…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Sharmini, it’s good to be with you and, of course, The Real News. PERIES: So, Michael, what are your thoughts on this somber occasion of the 13th anniversary of 9/11? RATNER: As…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Video Link

The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Real News Network

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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The 10th Anniversary of Dubious Military Authorization – The Progressive

Ten years ago this Sunday, Sept. 18, the United States set itself on a destructive course. That was the day President Bush signed the bill that Congress had just passed called the Authorization for Use of Military Force. Ten years…
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International War Crimes

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