Aug 1 • 1HR 1M

E108 - Constitutional War Powers w/ Katherine Yon Ebright

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek welcome Katherine Yon Ebright, counsel with the Brennan Center’s Liberty & National Security Program, to the podcast for a discussion of the past and present of US constitutional war powers. They touch on the Mexican-American War, the Boxer Rebellion, the Korean War, congressional resistance to the expansion of war powers, security cooperation authorities, the AUMF, and more.

Check out Katherine’s recent report on the matter, “Secret War”, her piece in Just Security on the risks of codifying the 1202 authority, and her Irregular Warfare Initiative piece on the broken oversight regime for security cooperation.