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U.S. Congress to cut off military intervention in Libya?

The White House made it clear on May 21, 2011 that president Obama did not intend to abide by the letter of the 1973 WPR id est War Powers Resolution requiring to get congressional approval. Moreover, president Obama has sent a letter to the Congress in which he states that “drone attacks and suppression and destruction of air defenses don’t qualify as hostilities under the resolution.

In the aftermath of this discrepancy, it is deemed that Operation Odissey Dawn is not likely to be cut off unless the Congress presses the president to stop the operation in Libya:


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Reactions to North Korea after shelling of Yeonpyeong

Yeonpyeong Island (numbered 3) 23 Nov. 2010 - © Amble from Wikipedia


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SSG Salvatore Giunta receiving Medal of Honor

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SSG Giunta Oct. 25, 2007 - Picture 1 © Wikipedia from www.army.mil

SSG Giunta Oct. 25, 2007 - Picture 2 © Wikipedia from www.army.mil

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U.S. and Saudi Arabia arms deal

Multisource political news, world news, and entertainment news analysis by Newsy.com

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Obama on the Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Transcript:

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on the Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Eisenhower Hall Theatre, United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, New York

8:01 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT: Good evening.  To the United States Corps of Cadets, to the men and women of our Armed Services, and to my fellow Americans:  I want to speak to you tonight about our effort in Afghanistan — the nature of our commitment there, the scope of our interests, and the strategy that my administration will pursue to bring this war to a successful conclusion.  It’s an extraordinary honor for me to do so here at West Point — where so many men and women have prepared to stand up for our security, and to represent what is finest about our country.

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