• Senate Support Exists to Curb War Powers, But Vote May Have to Wait

    Senate Support Exists to Curb War Powers, But Vote May Have to Wait0

    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said he has enough bipartisan support to pass a War Powers resolution to curb President Trump’s authorization to go to war with Iran. Kaine said he has the support of Republican Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Rand Paul (Ky.) and Todd Young (Ind.). If all Democrats supported the resolution,

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  • House Passes Nonbinding War Powers Resolution

    House Passes Nonbinding War Powers Resolution0

    The House passed a nonbinding resolution Thursday that would limit President Donald Trump’s authority to take further military action against Iran without congressional approval. It includes an exemption for cases of imminent threat. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Tom Lee (R-Utah) have said they would join Democrats to vote for similar legislation limiting war powers,

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  • House to Debate War Powers Bill Thursday

    House to Debate War Powers Bill Thursday0

    The House will consider legislation Thursday that would limit President Donald Trump’s power to take military action against Iran without congressional approval. The resolution’s sponsor, Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.), an Iraq war veteran, member of the Armed Services Committee and former DOD employee, said the resolution is about ensuring there is a “national conversation” about

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  • Iran Attacks U.S. Bases in Iraq; Trump: ‘All Is Fine!’

    Iran Attacks U.S. Bases in Iraq; Trump: ‘All Is Fine!’0

    It was not clear early Wednesday whether the U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East after Iran fired missiles at two U.S. military bases in following the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani over the weekend. In the hours after Iran’s strikes, there were mixed signals about whether President Donald Trump would address

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  • Bases Beef Up Security as Iran Standoff Intensifies

    Bases Beef Up Security as Iran Standoff Intensifies0

    Installations across the U.S. are announcing enhanced security initiatives as the potential for war with Iran increases, Military.com reported. “U.S. Northern Command is implementing additional force protection condition measures to increase security and awareness for all installations in the U.S. NORTHCOM area of responsibility,” a command spokesperson told Military.com in an email, without providing specifics.

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  • 3,500 from Fort Bragg Headed to Kuwait Amid Tension with Iran

    3,500 from Fort Bragg Headed to Kuwait Amid Tension with Iran0

    About 3,500 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., are headed to the Middle East after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. “[T]he mood around the sprawling installation… has turned serious,” the Fayetteville Observer reported. “This is the first short-notice combat deployment for the 82nd… since the invasion of Panama in

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