27 Aug '13, 12am

#UK gathers #warplanes, #military hardware in #Cyprus base near #Syria

#UK gathers #warplanes, #military hardware in #Cyprus base near #Syria

Pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, passed in the US in 1973, use of military force is limited to instances when a formal declaration of war has been declared, specific statutory authorization is granted or during a national emergency. Without immediate congressional approval, the President can commit troops without a declaration of war. In that case, the President must submit a report to Congress on the details of that action. Then after the 60-day period, Congress must approve further action, though the War Powers Resolution has been violated by US presidents in the past. The White House posited in 2011 that US military action without congressional approval in Libya did not violate the War Powers Resolution based on US forces’ supposed limited role in the NATO-led campaign. While western forces appear ready for possible military action against Syria, Obama said in an ...

Full article: http://rt.com/news/uk-us-military-strike-syria-027/

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Russia warns US against Syria military action

Russia warns US against Syria military action

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Military action against the Syrian regime would be a “tragic mistake”, Russia said Sunday, warning the West not to preempt...

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Main U.S. targets in Syria are military sites

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WASHINGTON — The expected U.S. missile strike against Syria will be aimed at forces linked to chemical weapons as well as ...

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Marines in the Middle East, Africa and Europe are poised to reach Syria within hours should President Obama order a strike...

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PARIS (AP) - France said openly on Thursday for the first time that its military is preparing for a possible operation in ...

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