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Wed Jan 8, 2020, 01:07 AM

2. and several previous administrations as well

Be assured, I think Trump is an absolutely lawless scum .. and the case is good that members of his administration have been "pushing" conflict with Iran for some time. But you also can't ignore the fact that there were serious questions about the "legality" of Obama's drone strike program as well. The point being, we've been pushing the envelope on this particular ethical quagmire for some time.

Should it be reined back in? In my opinion it certainly looks that way. But let's not forget that congress plays a role here -- by virtually abdicating any war making powers that it might have once had. leaving them firmly in the hands of the executive. And additionally that we didn't just arrive here overnight.

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