Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jack Goldsmith”

Don’t Fall for the Chemical Weapons Convention Justification

The U.S. and its allies claim international law for Friday’s Syria attack.

Posted April 14th, 2018

The Costs of an Illegal Attack on Syria

A U.S.-led attack on Syria would be one of the most egregious violations of the so-called international order in at least the last thirty years.

Posted April 10th, 2018

Obama’s War Powers Precedents

Obama and his officials have embraced the idea that the president can wage war on his own authority.

Posted October 16th, 2014

Why Obama Won’t Go to Congress

Jack Goldsmith seems shocked by Obama’s willingness to launch a unilateral and …

Posted August 30th, 2013