Iraq

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) listen in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 12, 2021. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
A joint letter urges lawmakers to "defend the Constitution and Congress's exclusive authority, under Article I, to declare war and authorize the offensive use of military force."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Bloomington, Indiana anti-death-penalty activist Glenda Breeden holds a lamp on Jan. 12, 2021 while protesting against the then-pending execution of Lisa Montgomery, and two others, at Terre Haute Federal Prison this week. Montgomery was to be put to death on Wednesday. President Donald Trump's administration has sped up the execution of prisoners on death row during the last months of his presidency. (Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"There is no time to lose with thousands of individuals on state death rows...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Last week's airstrikes in Syria show that the executive branch, regardless of party, will continue to stretch its war powers," Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said Wednesday. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/30749030226/in/photolist-NRbPpy-4cPgfr-MWyHdh-dn52Jo-NrQtvC-NRd5c7-f6WC8U-3rVon-8BmeWr-oHWmcn-NRcBCL-dm3wuw-ny3ZWs-ny3LWN-5R6v39-NrK85N-4cPghK-dcx89x-6xyMuC-dcx7Sn-nQtHrG-NUreR2-9jSqAJ-NLwZHp-6g8sFo-dqjgME-dm3wyY-pPbAjc-p6mPg8-dcx8TB-oWX5rg-MWyQDE-NJ2kxs-MWC5t7-NRbrXq-NRbEXU-MWBEiU-LH
The measure takes aim at 1991 and 2002 authorizations for the Gulf and Iraq...

Further

Amidst the saber-rattling on Iraq, a fine, furious, gut-wrenching rant from a former Naval intelligence officer who was there from the start on the mindless claim by a draft-dodging Mitt Romney and all the other "simpering capering madmen" and "cowardly connected wealthy weasels" that "tragically, all we've fought for...is on the cusp of vanishing." Tell us, rages Jim Wright, what "we" fought for, and what it would cost to, insanely, do it again.