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Wells C. Bennett

Wells C. Bennett is an attorney in Washington, D.C., and a visiting fellow in national security law at the Brookings Institution.

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Senator Menendez’s Draft ISIL AUMF

by Wells C. Bennett, Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, December 7, 2014

Last Thursday, Bloomberg View’s Josh Rogin had a piece on a draft ISIL authorization put forth by Senator Bob Menendez, the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Based on Rogin’s report, it seems Menendez’s legislation was offered as an alternative to a bill authored by Senator Rand Paul.