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Is the United States Bombing in Syria Legal?

Is the United States Bombing in Syria Legal?

  • September 24th, 2014
  • Julius Blattner
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On Wednesday September 10, 2014, President Obama announced that he was willing to use air strikes within Syria against targets that threaten the United States. He said, “Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy.” The President also stated that…