War Powers Litigation Initiated by Members of Congress Since the Enactment of the War Powers Resolution

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This report summarizes the eight cases initiated by Members of Congress in which final rulings were reached, which concerned U.S. military activities in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Grenada; military action taken during the Persian Gulf conflict between Iraq and Iran; U.S. activities in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait (prior to the congressional authorization); U.S. participation in NATO's action in Kosovo and Yugoslavia; and U.S. military action in Libya.

Creator(s): Garcia, Michael John
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Creation Date: February 17, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Garcia, Michael John

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 17, 2012
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El Salvador
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Nicaragua
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Grenada
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Iran
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Iraq
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Kuwait
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Kosovo
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Libya
Description:

This report summarizes the eight cases initiated by Members of Congress in which final rulings were reached, which concerned U.S. military activities in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Grenada; military action taken during the Persian Gulf conflict between Iraq and Iran; U.S. activities in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait (prior to the congressional authorization); U.S. participation in NATO's action in Kosovo and Yugoslavia; and U.S. military action in Libya.

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19 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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