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Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy

The Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy believes that the United States must pursue a realistic and restrained foreign policy.

Foundational to responsible and thoughtful foreign policy is the need for congressional consent for all acts of war. Too often, Congress has taken a backseat in directing military actions, acquiescing to the President. The Constitution spells out in Article I that the authority to authorize war comes exclusively from Congress.

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Advocating For A More Restrained Foreign Policy

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The Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy believes that the United States must pursue a realistic and restrained foreign policy.

Latest News

This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Biden Already Faces War Powers Questions President Biden hasn’t been in office a full week but already faces questions about one of his...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – January 22, 2021

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Democrats Press Biden for Help Revoking Old War Powers Top Democrats are hounding President Joe Biden to bless their mission to revoke...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – January 15, 2021

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Drawdown of Troops from Afghanistan Still Ongoing The Pentagon still expects to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – January 8, 2021

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Biden Must End the Forever Wars Eight months into his presidency, Joe Biden will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. While he...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – December 18, 2020

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy.   State Senator Files Bill to Limit National Guard Combat Service State Sen. Nathan Dahm has filed a bill that would put limits on...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – December 11, 2020

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy.   Biden, Austin Vow to Safeguard Civilian Control “President-elect Joe Biden addressed concerns Wednesday about nominating a...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – December 4, 2020

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. Ro Khanna Says Ending Yemen War Should be a Priority for Biden When Congressman Ro Khanna introduced a resolution to end US support for...

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This Week in War Powers News – January 29, 2021

This Week in War Powers News – November 25, 2020

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy. President Trump Should End Endless Wars The recent announcement of accelerated troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and Iraq has stirred...

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Rep Andy Briggs: "Nation-building doesn't work"

Rep Andy Briggs: "Nation-building doesn't work"

Congressman Andy Biggs, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, sent a letter to President Trump in support of ending the endless wars, which, as he notes, have been so costly in terms of human lives and taxpayer dollars. "Nation-building doesn't work, as you...

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