U.S. House votes to limit Trump’s war authority (again). Here’s how Pa. lawmakers voted.

BY: and - January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force that allowed the George W. Bush administration to wage war against Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq.  Most House Democrats joined 11 Republicans and one independent to approve a resolution to approve the repeal amid concerns about escalating […]


Why we must stand against American colonialism in the Middle East | Opinion

BY: - January 17, 2020

The United States does not actually care about democracy abroad, and we have only used that excuse when we sought to invade another country. 


The U.S. is still in Iraq. Are we liberators? Or are we occupiers? The answer matters | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 16, 2020

In the absence of a long-term strategy, the Trump White House has been lurching from appeasement to reaction, with no end in sight.

Pa’s Toomey, Casey sharply split on Trump’s Iran strategy

BY: and - January 8, 2020

In back-to-back conference calls on Wednesday, Pennsylvania’s two United States senators, Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Pat Toomey, provided ample evidence of the growing partisan divide on Capitol Hill over escalating tensions with Iran.


Trump’s Iran attack is a reminder Congress has to reclaim its war-making authority | Opinion

BY: - January 3, 2020

The president wields no power more terrifying than the power to wage war. But he wields that power in all our names, not just his own.