By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Correspondent for In Homeland Security
Iranian backed surrogate Shia militias in Iraq are now committing ‘revenge’ war crimes in Tikrit. The militia and paramilitaries, after the taking of Tikrit Wednesday, are fueling greater region-wide sectarian jihad through local abuse. In Yemen, Sunni states led airstrikes against Shia fighters.
Faculty Member, Political Science at American Public University
For decades, there has been a gray area between the president and Congress: the authorization to deploy American military forces in combat abroad. Looking at the history of this issue may offer insight into a path toward resolution.