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  • Obama doesn't need Congress to intervene in Syria

    08/26/2013 5:01:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 95 replies
    AFP ^ | August 26, 2013
    US President Barack Obama has the authority to launch air strikes against Syria. But he has to notify lawmakers in Congress -- a process which has begun, according to both sides. "The administration is actively consulting with members of Congress, and we will continue to have these conversations in the days ahead," Kerry said Monday in a strongly-worded statement on Syria.
  • Report: U.S. May Intervene in Syria

    02/25/2012 5:04:54 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies · 2+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/2/12 | David Lev
    A report Saturday said that the United States was planning to intervene militarily in Syria, with or without United Nations authorization, if the killing in the country continued. A senior American official quoted in the London-based Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said that the action would be based on the UN intervention in Kosovo several years ago: Establishment of a beachhead and carving out an area that was off-limits to forces controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, where refugees could come to flee Assad's troops, and which could be used as aforward base to reduce Assad's hold on the country, and eventually...
  • French Given Green Light To Intervene In Chad

    02/04/2008 6:20:06 PM PST · by blam · 24 replies · 172+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-5-2008 | Sebastien Berger
    France given green light to intervene in Chad By Sebastien Berger in Addis Ababa Last Updated: 2:04am GMT 05/02/2008 The United Nations appeared to give the green light to France last night to intervene militarily to defend the president of Chad from rebels attempting to oust him. France, the former colonial power, has around 1,500 troops in Chad. French soldiers helps foreign residents to evacuate in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena In a carefully worded statement, the UN Security Council called upon member states "to provide support in conformity with the United Nations charter as requested by the government of...
  • Lawyers say Gov. Bush can intervene

    03/26/2005 9:06:45 AM PST · by newsgatherer · 5 replies · 183+ views
    christian-news-in-maine.com ^ | 26 March, 2005 | Christian-news-in-maine staff and Christian news ser.
    Five Briefs Say Gov. Bush Has the Legal Authority to Save Terri Schiavo Gary McCullough Media Advisory, March 24 /Christian Wire Service/ Posted on the internet are five legal briefs that explain to Govenor Jeb Bush that he has the legal authority to save Terri Schiavo. In an effort to save Florida citizen, Terri Schindler-Schiavo from a court ordered death by starvation, the Society for Truth and Justice requested and delivered the following legal memorandums to Governor Jeb Bush in October of 2003:...
  • US Forces Intervene In Afghan Clash

    11/09/2002 2:07:25 PM PST · by blam · 88+ views
    BBC ^ | 11-09-2002
    Saturday, 9 November, 2002, 12:05 GMT US forces intervene in Afghan clash Nearly 8000 US troops are stationed in Afghanistan American troops have intervened, for the first time, in a clash between government forces and a group of gunmen in Afghanistan. The clashes started when the Kuchis ignored an ultimatum to leave government owned land Khayal Baaz, Local military commander A local Afghan official said that American helicopters broke up a gun battle between a group of armed men and local government forces over a land dispute. The official said that after the two sides had exchanged fire with light...