[Excerpt] Last week, for the second time since becoming president, President Donald Trump ordered a military strike on Syria without seeking or obtaining authorization from Congress. Both strikes were responsive to chemical-weapons attacks that, American intelligence analysts say, the Syrian government launched against its own people.
Many believe that these forceful responses to horrific war crimes involving banned weapons were morally justified. But were they constitutional?
Greabe, John M., "The use of military force and the Constitution" (2018). Concord Monitor. 370.