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Panetta: 'International Permission' Trumps Congres

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Panetta: 'International Permission' Trumps Congressional Permission For Military Actions

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Obama Admin Cites 'Int'l Permission,' Not Congress, As 'Legal Basis' For Action In Syria

Uploaded by SenatorSessions on Mar 7, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 7—Under question from Sen. Sessions at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey indicated that "international permission," rather than Congressional approval, provided a 'legal basis' for military action by the United States.



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  • Bilofrights1689#

    Bilofrights1689 March 22, 2012 8:35:39 AM CET

    Me too Cap. What I heard was very clear, fck you we will do what the hell we like, we run the military and we will deploy them as and when we want, and there nothing you can do about it. I live in England and I'm sure its the same policy. They just need to pick up a few troops on the way and its "hi ho, hi ho, its off to work we go". Not good, not good at all.

  • Capsule001#

    Capsule001 March 9, 2012 12:52:17 AM CET

    i would've liked to of seen more of that.



 
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