In his comments to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Kerry highlighted the vagueness of the “enduring offensive ground combat operations” language in the AUMF. As Common Dreams reported last week:

Though, as Politico reports, the proposed AUMF “appears to have pleased nobody on Capitol Hill,” and while it has yet to face a vote, thousands of troops have already been deployed to Iraq, and U.S. and coalition forces are continuing a months-long campaign of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

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