Obama attacks Syria, flouting Constitution and international law

September 23, 2014 by History in a Hurry

Obama Attacks Syria, Flouts Constitution and International Law

by Daniel McAdams

The Obama Administration has initiated a bomb and land-based missile attack against Syrian territory without permission from the Syrian government, without a request for assistance from the Syrian government, and without a UN Security Council resolution.

This is an act of US aggression against a foreign nation and a violation of international law.

The attacks were also made with no declaration of war or authorization from the US Congress. This is an illegal act according to US law, a violation of the US Constitution.

The 2001 Authorization for the Use of Force against perpetrators of 9/11 attacks could not be legally valid for Obama’s attacks on ISIS in Syria because ISIS is not part of al-Qaeda and in fact did not exist at the time of the 2001 attacks.

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http://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/obama-attacks-syria-flouts-constitution-and-international-law/

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