War Powers Act

Historic Yemen Vote: Despite Possible Veto, 'Great Leverage for Peace Talks'

Historic Yemen Vote: Despite Possible Veto, ‘Great Leverage for Peace Talks’

March 15, 2019

The Senate’s vote, invoking the War Powers Act and withdrawing U.S. support for the war in Yemen, could still be vetoed by Trump, but it can provide a way forward for ending this horrific war, say Shireen Al-Adeimi and Hassan El-Tayyab

Corker-Kaine Bill Claims to Limit President’s War Powers, but Actually Expands Them

April 23, 2018

Congress ‘lacks courage’ to assert its constitutional power to declare war. The Newly proposed Corker-Kaine Senate bill says it would regulate the president’s ability to wage war, but actually gives him more war powers, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

As US Fuels War Crimes in Yemen, House Says US Involvement is Unauthorized

November 17, 2017

Overwhelming support for the nonbinding resolution, which passed the House 366-30, shows opposition to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen is growing, but more pressure is needed to stop U.S. involvement, explains economist Mark Weisbrot of CEPR