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Rudalevige on Question of Bombing ISIS: Ask Congress First — In WashPost Blog Monkey Cage Archives

Andrew Rudalevige

Andrew Rudalevige

The attacks in Paris November 13, 2015, by the Islamic State (or ISIS, ISIL, or of late, Daesh) have escalated the debate over whether to take military action — and whose call that would be.

In a piece for the Washington Post political science blog The Monkey CageAndrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, says it’s time for Congress to weigh in. Read “Should Obama Bomb the Islamic State? Ask Congress First.”