Soldiers with a military coalition in Yemen backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates stand guard at a facility in the port city of Hodeida - Saleh Al-Obeidi AFP Getty Images

Politico: House Democrats to challenge Trump again on Yemen

House Democrats are renewing their push to cut off U.S. involvement in Yemen’s bloody civil war, teeing up a direct challenge to President Donald Trump’s foreign-policy agenda. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) told POLITICO on Monday that he planned to reintroduce a War Powers resolution in the coming days, and the chairman of the House Foreign[…]

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This Week in War Powers News: Feb. 15, 2019

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Subscribe to our mailing list. February 15, 2019 This Week in War Powers News U.S. House of Representatives passes historic resolution reasserting War Powers On Wednesday, February 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed[…]

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NY Times: End the War in Afghanistan

On Sept. 14, 2001, Congress wrote what would prove to be one of the largest blank checks in the country’s history. The Authorization for Use of Military Force against terrorists gave President George W. Bush authority to attack the Taliban, the Sunni fundamentalist force then dominating Afghanistan that refused to turn over the mastermind of[…]

Washington Post: ‘Needed: A clear foreign policy of progressive realism’

President Trump’s impulsive belligerence sensibly arouses alarm across the political spectrum. Yet, reflexive opposition to all things Trump can have perverse effects. In 2008, Barack Obama swept to the Democratic Party’s nomination and the presidency, in part, because of his early opposition to President George W. Bush’s catastrophic war in Iraq, a stark contrast to[…]

CRFP Founder and Chairman: ‘$100 Billion in Weapons to the Saudis Buys a World Full of Hurt’

“$100 Billion in Weapons to the Saudis Buys a World Full of Hurt,” writes George D. O’Neill, Jr., founder and chairman of the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy, in an op-ed published January 4, 2019 in The American Conservative. He continues: On December 13, the United States Senate made history with a vote invoking the[…]

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, executive editor, has been writing for The American Conservative for the last decade, focusing on national security, foreign policy, civil liberties and domestic politics. She served for 15 years as a Washington bureau reporter for FoxNews.com, and at WTOP News in Washington from 2013-2017 as a writer, digital editor and social media[…]