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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Whom does Netanyahu represent? Noah Millman questions [1] the Israeli prime minister’s claim to speak for Jews worldwide.

Do the limits in the new AUMF matter? Robert Golan-Vilella asks [2] whether the restrictions in the draft authorization for the war against ISIS mean anything.

Obama’s forever war. Ryan Goodman identifies [3] the many flaws in the administration’s new AUMF.

Five reasons arming Ukraine won’t work. Paul Saunders lists [4] them.

Arming Ukraine makes no sense. David Klion explains [5] why.

A setback for the BJP. Milan Vaishnav discusses [6] the implications of the victory of the Aam Aadmi Party in New Delhi state elections.

AUMF Kabuki theater. Rosa Brooks excoriates [7] the administration’s draft resolution for the war on ISIS.

A new chance to get an AUMF right. Richard Fontaine and Vance Serchuk offer [8] suggestions how to avoid pitfalls of previous debates over the authorization of military action.

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#1 Comment By El_longhorn On February 14, 2015 @ 4:54 pm

Although arming Ukraine is a bad idea, it seems like the threat of arming Ukraine may have helped the negotiations along. Sharpened Russia’s calculations as I heard someone say. A bluff to get Russia and the rebels to the table?