Edelson Op-Ed in NH Union-Leader on Questions for Presidential Candidates About National Security Power

Here’s my latest piece on presidential power–in context of 2016 election.


April 23 AU Event: Obama and War Power

(please RSVP if you can come–lunch will be served):

The Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies invites you to this lunchtime panel:

The Obama Administration: Legal Issues Involving the Use of Military Force

Thursday, April 23rd
American University
Kay Spiritual Life Center Lounge
12:00pm-2:00pm

Panel to Include:
Chris Edelson: Assistant Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs at American University

Lou Fisher: Scholar in Residence, The Constitution Project

Shoon Murray: Associate Professor, School of International Service at American University

Moderated by Professor James A. Thurber, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and Distinguished University Professor

Please RSVP to ccps@american.edu or 202-885-3491


Constitututional Issues Related to War Against ISIS

Something I wrote about this for USA Today:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2015/03/15/constitutional-powers-president-war-powers-isil-column/23507203/


Thoughts on How to Defend Reproductive Rights on the Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/how-to-save-roe-v-wade-is-the-wrong-question


Lindsey Graham Shows Us The Wrong Way to Talk About Terrorism

http://inthesetimes.com/article/17521/lindsey_graham_terrorism


Nicole Wallace Said Something Very Dangerous on Morning Joe

Torture is now apparently a matter of partisan debate–that’s not good:

https://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/torture-and-the-rule-of-law


President Obama’s Actions on Immigration Are Not the Acts of a Dictator

Republicans argue that President Obama can’t be stopped, but their rhetoric doesn’t match the reality:


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