Kerry urges flexibility in U.S. war powers against Islamic State




 
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December 10th, 2014  
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Topic: Kerry urges flexibility in U.S. war powers against Islamic State


By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Any congressional authorization of U.S. military force against Islamic State should be flexible and not limit the fight to Iraq and Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. The authorization should also not restrict U.S. President Barack Obama in deploying combat troops against the militant group if needed, Kerry told a Senate committee debating the need for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force, or AUMF. ...




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