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

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:


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


Lindsey Graham Shows Us The Wrong Way to Talk About Terrorism


Nicole Wallace Said Something Very Dangerous on Morning Joe

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


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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