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Senators Will Use War Powers Act to Try to End US Involvement in Yemen War – News From Antiwar.com

Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 1, 2018

The war is the fault of one of the planet’s poorest countries, on the other side of the globe whom did not attacked US and does not poses such a threat to the US homeland.

https://news.antiwar.com/2018/02/28/senators-will-use-war-powers-act-to-try-to-end-us-involvement-in-yemen-war/

At a Wednesday press conference, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) unveiled the bipartisan Senate resolution which aims to force an end to the US military involvement in the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen.

The bill makes use of the 1973 War Powers Act, which allows any legislator to introduce a resolution which would compel a withdrawal from any conflict that was not specifically authorized by Congress in any Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). Neither of the two extent AUMFs have anything to do with the attack on Yemen’s Shi’ite Houthi movement…

Centcom commander Gen. Joseph Votel confirmed to the House Armed Services committee only the day prior that the US does not have an AUMF for Yemen, and that America’s involvement is solely a function of having sold the arms to the Saudis in the first place, and promising to “provide support” for those arms…

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