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The War Powers Resolution: After Thirty-Eight Years

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Discusses and assesses the War Powers Resolution and its application since enactment in 1973, providing detailed background on various cases in which it was used and when issues of its applicability were raised.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists