Congress's Iraq Resolutions: Without Resolve or Constitutional Purpose

Publication Date: February 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Brian W. Walsh; Steven Groves; Todd Gaziano

Research Area: Government

Keywords: commander in chief; separation of powers; Middle East

Type: Brief

Coverage: Iraq


The proposed Iraq resolutions are an abuse of Congress's authority and an unreasonable interference with the President's exclusive authority to make strategic military decisions during wartime.