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Reforming the War Powers Resolution for the 21st Century

March 23, 2021

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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John B. Bellinger III, CFR adjunct senior fellow for international and national security law, testified before the House Committee on Rules, on congressional and presidential war powers. The written testimony can be accessed here and a video of the hearing can be accessed here.

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