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AUMFThursday, December 11, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul cites NSN Paper in Foreign Relations Committee Meeting

Photo Credit: Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 12/11/14 During a Senate Foreign Relations Committee markup session focused on an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) cited a recent study by the National Security Network in offering an amendment that would limit the use of force to Iraq and Syria: “Many have made the argument that we’ve added too many limitations, there should be no limitations, they’ve argued historically that we haven’t done this. Well, the National Security Network looked back at all of the uses of authorization of force since the beginning of the republic, and they found that 60% of those actually did have a geographic limitation on them.” The full paper written by NSN Executive… Read More ›

CIAtortureThursday, December 11, 2014

Paul Eaton Discusses CIA Torture Report on Newsmax

Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton: Torture Endangers National Security December 11, 2014 | Newsmax “[W]e are not involved in situational ethics … and what we expect our soldiers to do is to obey the law and obey their training,” said Eaton. “We have our values and we will treat prisoners with the appropriate safeguards that we teach our every young soldier going through basic training,” he said, citing the Army’s field manual on intelligence and interrogation of detainees. To see the full interview, click here. Read More ›

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