- Today 19:40
A report by the American newspaper Business Insider revealed, on Thursday, that the US House of Representatives will hold a hearing next week on repealing the law that authorized the disastrous American invasion of Iraq in 2003. The report, translated by the “Information”
agency, stated that “the session that will be held on Thursday Next, according to Council spokeswoman Leslie Shedd, more details will be announced, as the scheduled hearing is expected to address the revocation of the 2002 Authorization to Use Military Force against Iraq and the replacement of the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force, according to a person familiar with the details of the session’s outline.
The report explained, "This is the first time that the House of Representatives is preparing to formally address this issue since Republicans took control of the House earlier this year, while last March the Senate approved a bill to abolish the authorizations for the use of military force by an overwhelming majority of 66 votes." 30-30, although dozens of Republicans ultimately opposed it.
He stated that "efforts to revoke the powers to invade Iraq have been stalled for several months in the House of Representatives, which is largely due to the opposition of Republicans with orientations linked to the arms industry in key committees, where hard-liners believe that repealing the law will leave the United States with fewer legal tools to attack." Targets in Iraq under the pretext of combating terrorism and fighting ISIS,” according to their claim.
He noted that Democratic Representative Gregory Meeks of New York, the committee's ranking member, introduced a bill earlier this year that would replace the 2001 AUMF with a new authorization more narrowly designed for terrorist hot spots, and would need to be reauthorized. Every 4 years. Ended/25 D
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