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The Power to Wage War

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2003, U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq

Congress and the Presidents have routinely conflicted over military power over the course of American history. This balance of power has shaped how we approach war since the United States was founded. Today we are joined by David Barron, United States Circuit Judge and author of “Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS”.

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This show originally aired on October 24th 2016