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Tue September 10, 2013

Analyzing How Presidents Wage War

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 6:08 am

Virtually every president before President Obama has viewed the 1973 War Powers Act as unconstitutional, says historian Michael Beschloss. In a conversation with Renee Montagne, Beschloss analyzes Obama's decision to seek congressional approval for military action in Syria — and what it says about his presidency.