Matt Southworth

Matt Southworth is legislative associate for foreign policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and serves on the board of directors for Veterans for Peace

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Sunday, May 05, 2013
Authorization for Use of Military Force: A Blank Check for War without End
A handful of Democratic and Republican senators are considering a rewrite of 60 of the most consequential words to ever pass through Congress. The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), passed after the attacks of 11 September 2001, and provides the legal cornerstone for the so-called US "war on terror".
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